Draft letter to Aristeidis Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F19-0012 (455)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F19-0012 (455)
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Draft letter to Aristeidis Cavafy
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[1889]
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20.5 x 16.5 cm

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Fragment of a handwritten draft letter by C. P. Cavafy to his brother, Aristeidis, from the 1889 correspondence series, on both sides of a sheet. The notes on the verso have been crossed out. C. P. Cavafy is mentioned as a third person in the letter; perhaps he drafts it on behalf of someone else, while the date on the verso is indicated as 4 October (1889). Cancellations, emendations and abbreviations. Use of English words and phrases. Reference to the absence of Aristeidis Cavafy abroad and to the need for his immediate return as well as to financial matters.

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Mainly Greek

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Sheet torn from notepaper. Black ink. Physical item wear: small hole in part of the sheet.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Family correspondence
Drafts and copies of C. P. Cavafy's letters