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Letter from Vincent van Gogh to Theo van Gogh
The Hague, August 1872

Dear Theo,

Many thanks for your letter, I was glad to hear you arrived home safely.

We have had some enjoyable days together, and managed to take a few walks and see one or two sights between the spots of rain.

What dreadful weather! You must have sweltered from the heat on your walks to Oisterwijk. There was harness racing yesterday for the Exhibition; but the illuminations and the fireworks were put off because of the bad weather, so it's just as well you didn't stay on to see them. Regards from the Haanebeek and Roos families.

Always your loving Vincent.


At this time, Vincent was 19 year old
Source:
Vincent van Gogh. Letter to Theo van Gogh. Written August 1872 in The Hague. Translated by Mrs. Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, edited by Robert Harrison, number 001.
URL: http://webexhibits.org/vangogh/letter/1/001.htm.

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