Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0018 (536)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0018 (536)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy
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9/4/1909
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27.5 x 21.6 cm

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Handwritten letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy from Hyères, France, according to the notepaper, on all sides of two bifolios and one sheet. Page numbers in pencil in the margin “1” through “9” (number “4” is repeated twice). Paul comments extensively on his dire financial situation, his debts and the matter of his pension, referring also to his impaired health. He asks C. P. Cavafy to communicate with him and help him. His intensifying stress is highlighted by the use of capital letters and underlining in parts of the text. Of note is the use of English and French words and phrases. (Hyères)

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Mainly Greek

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Letterhead: Hotel d’Europe with printed details. Black ink. Watermark: […] Petel Toulouse.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Family correspondence
Incoming correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Incoming correspondence by Paul Cavafy