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Letter from Vincent van Gogh to
London, 3 March 1874

[To the Van Stockum - Haanebeek family]

Dear Carolien and Willem,

Hearty congratulations.

I am afraid you are disappointed at not hearing from me sooner, but that's how I am, and you know that I mean well. But now you must return good for evil, and let me know at once how you are.

Now I have something new to tell you; perhaps our Anna will come here. You can well imagine how wonderful this would be for me. It is almost too good to be true. Well, we'll have to wait and see. If she comes, it will probably be in May; and perhaps it might be arranged for me to go and bring her back.

The best of luck to you, greetings to all in the Poten, and to anyone who asks after me.

Have you kept up your acquaintance with the Tersteeg family?

Yours truly, Vincent


At this time, Vincent was 20 year old
Source:
Vincent van Gogh. Letter to . Written 3 March 1874 in London. Translated by Mrs. Johanna van Gogh-Bonger, edited by Robert Harrison, number .
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