(d. i. Margaretha Geertruida Zelle or MacLeod), dancer and spy (1876-1917). Autograph letter signed „Mata Hari“. The Hague. 8vo. 8 pages. Hotel stationery „Hotel Paulez | La Haye - Hollande“.
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To her attorney Mr. E. Eijmans, complaining about problems with the contractor who is working on furnishing her house and the costly delays. Mata Hari is bitterly complaining about her long sojourn in various hotels while a house is being prepared for her, for just three days later, she was registered as a resident of The Hague at the Vital Statistics Office; she had a home of her own. A wonderful long letter. - Small tape discoloration along outer edge of page one. Together with: a full English translation of the letter. Quarter red morocco folding case.