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The Hague, 9th May 1873
Monday morning I leave Helvoirt for Paris, and shall pass
Brussels at 2.07 P. M. Come
to the station if you can, I should be so glad to see you.
I must not forget to tell you that I showed your photograph
to Mrs. Tersteeg, and she would like very much to have one. Is
there a chance of your having another and sending it to me? If
not now, maybe another time.
Theo, you have no idea how kind everybody here is to me, and
you can imagine how sorry I am to have to leave so many
Adieu, boy. Compliments to Uncle and Aunt, hope to see you
Inquire if you have to be at the north or the south
At this time, Vincent was 20 year old
Vincent van Gogh. Letter to Theo van Gogh. Written 9 May 1873 in The Hague. Translated by Mrs. Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, edited by Robert Harrison, number 008.
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