The letter written by Titanic survivor Esther Hart was auctioned off today for £119,000 ($199,950) according to ITV. The letter was written aboard Titanic hours before the ship sank. The amount is a new record according to auctioneers Henry Aldridge & Son. The previous record for a Titanic letter was £94,000 ($157,943).
Source: ‘Last’ Titanic Letter Sells For World-Record £119,000 At Auction(26 April 2014,ITV)