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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0036 (553)
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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 to C. P. Cavafy on both sides of two sheets. Paul expresses his thanks to the poet, who sent him a photograph of their mother. In the largest part of the letter refers to his health, comments on people he has met in Alexandria and elsewhere as well as on various events. He requests to receive the newspaper The Egyptian Gazette, also mentioning La Réforme. He describes his living conditions and repeats his warm feelings for his two brothers. Of note is the use of interpolated English words and phrases.
CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA
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Graph paper. Black ink. Physical item wear: tears in the folding points of the sheets and elsewhere.
Key-words aiming to facilitate search within the fonds.
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