[To the Van Stockum - Haanebeek family]
Dear Carolien and Willem,
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
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
Yours truly, Vincent
At this time, Vincent was 20 year old
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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