Originally Posted by GUT
Dale has an explanation for that, something about getting others to post them for him, I think, see that wouldnít have put Vincentís neck in a noose, would it?
At least he hasnít gone down the doppelgšnger route (a la Cream)
So Vincent wrote letters about things that were happening or were about to happen, in advance, and got someone (even though he was a loner as Dale pointed out in his first post) to post them.
If you try hard enough you can stretch anything in an attempt to make facts fit a fantasy.
I havenít a clue where to look (Iíve just tried) but I wonder how much it would have cost to get from Arles to London in 1888?