"Now for the next adventure," Lee Harvey Oswald wrote on his military discharge papers before heading off to Russia. His words sold for $8,250 at an autograph auction.

Two postcards Oswald sent home to his brother from Russia each fetched $3,300 Thursday. They were sold by autograph dealer Herman Darvick.Oswald signed his discharge papers from the Marines on Sept. 3, 1959, and moved to Moscow a month later. He returned to the United States in 1962 with a Russian wife and child. The following year he was charged with murdering President John F. Kennedy.

Also at the auction, a short Christmas note in red ink by Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis went for $770.