Indonesian Flood Gates Are Open!

Miss: Yoko, Marlissa, 12 Bontomaranu, Mahassar, Indonesia
18, July 1965
Deal Ilona K—-,
Hallo Ilona, how are you,? I hope that you will quite well. (parts missing where stamp cut out) I’m certain it’s very wonder ____________ got my letter, and funny indeed _________ Because you got a letter from __________ unknown person, don’t worry me__________.
May I trouble you for an ________ I like to have communication by _____ you, I have got your address from my friend.
So I like that you will write me back, when you have received my first letter promise me than.
For all you kindness and attention many thanks for you.
Sincerely yours
Yoko Marlissa

Miss: Yoko, Marlissa, 12 Bontomaranu, Mahassar, Indonesia
Malssar 10 August 1965
Dear Ilona,
First thanks a lot for your kindly letter and I’m very glad by receiving your letter. I have got your address from my neighbor friend and she got also from her friend, and his name was Lesly Mantiri.
I’m 18 years old and I was born in Macassar, April 14th, 1947.I have two brothers, on older than I, the second is younger and one older sister is Flora.
My father is, the chief of the Telegraph office at Macassar
Now some thing about my self:
I’m studying in the top class of the high school and you? What are you grade now?
Do you know I alve also two dogs, Tobby an Bello.
I have many pen-pals, for instance in: Japan – Portugal- Canada and two in U.S.A
You ask about my collecting stamps, I am so sorry is not my hobby, but I shall send to you next time one series of Indonesian stamps.
Further about exchange postcards I am aggrement.
I like so much, for music – movies and reading.
But I can’t play any instruments.
If possible would you send me a picture of you or your family.
I promise you to send my picture next time
Good bye until I hear from you Very soon.
Sincerely yours
Yoko Marlissa
At Indonesia
Good Night

Sender Rianti Ojafsi
Address Hadji Ball 40
Mahassar, Indonesia
August 19, 1965
Dear Ilona K——,
I got your name and address from my friend Yoke Markissa. I am writing a letter for you because I wish to become one of your friend. I am agirl of 17 years old.
I was born on 22 March 1948.
I go to the high school in the city of Mahassar and am sitting in the to pclass.
My hobbies are: swimming, collecting photos and stamps, correspondences overseas, basketball. I am staying with my parents and I’ve five brothers and one sister.
And when your birthday?
Now we are having summer in my country. How about yourself?
I would like to hear something about you too. Hoping your letter.
I send best regards to you and you familys. I like correspondences with all over the world.
Thanks you very much, I can acquaintance you.
Good Bye.
And meet again in the next letter.
Respectfully yours,

Salanah Gosse, Djl Sawerigadmg p5, Makassar – (Sul-Sel) Indonesia
Mahassar Nov 18. 65.
Dear Ilona K—-
The first I hope, that you will forgive me for writing to you suddenly
Don’t worry me, may I trouble you for an information and I like to have communication by letter wish you.
I like to write the people overseas and find out more about other countries.
I have got you address from my friend Joke Markisa
If you will accept me as you pen-pal I will be very glad
I like that you have received my first letter, promise me than for all your kindness and attention many thanks
Until I hear from you soon
Sincerely yours.
Salanah Gosse

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