page 1 - Letter from Linda Zama [swart_appreciation_001.jpg]

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ZA COM NMAP 2012/32-1-1


Letter from Linda Zama [swart_appreciation_001.jpg]


  • 1989-06-05 (Creation)

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Jack Swart

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Letter from Linda Zama to Nelson Mandela.

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Access by permission of the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory

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  • English

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Dear Baba

It is rather embarrassing that this letter is meant to thank
you for the first visit as well as the second. Our rat race
life puts one in a grove; sometimes one cannot steal time
to write light non-legalistic letters. Please convey to
Mr Swart out heartfelt thanks for the sumptuous meals. I
always admire people who do things for excellence. It is
clear that he enjoys cooking. One “tastes” the effort he
puts in his cooking - a quality for generosity.

Thank you very much for the part you played in Mphephethe’s
acquisition of a passport. I am sure you do detect that he
is anxious about his health. His position is aggravated by
the Pietermaritzburg problems.

I am sending Volume 1 of our newsletter. Do not forget that
you are our Honorary President. I envisage a big formal
reception we will organise to celebrate your home-coming,
when it comes. It will be a reception of all lawyers and we
will insist on formal dress.

I hope the people surrounding you and those who visit
occasionally make your life worthwhile. We are always
encouraged by your selfless attitude, a rare commodity these
days, and we look forward to your return.

Yours faithfully


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