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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0070 (614)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy
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FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
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NAME OF CREATOR(S):
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA
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Handwritten letter by Paul Cavafy from France to C. P. Cavafy. The text continues on the verso. Reference to the social circle of Alexandria, with commentary on particular individuals. Paul thanks his brother and wishes him for 1914. Of note is the use of English and French words and phrases in the flow of written discourse. Handwritten note in pencil in the margin, regarding the dating of the text (“Jan.. 1914?”).
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Plain paper. Black ink and pencil. Watermark: Renage Mill Extra Strong.
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The dating is deduced from the content (references to the year 1914 and to Paul Cavafy’s diaries) as well as from the envelope (see GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0098), dated by the mail rubber stamp to 12/1/1914.
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