Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy and John Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0011 (529)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0011 (529)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy and John Cavafy
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1/3/1909
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21.5 x 13.7 cm

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Handwritten letter by Paul Cavafy from France to C. P. Cavafy and John Cavafy, on both sides of a sheet. Comments on telegrams sent by Paul to his two brothers, on his health and the required medical care; the request for financial assistance is repeated. Reference to the matter of the pension, to Ralli’s assistance and to the benefit he hopes to receive – on this particular matter, he urges C. P. Cavafy to seek illness-related documents “on cholera”, in order to support the request for a benefit. References to the assistance he received from persons known and unknown. Enclosed is a letter by the hotel owner, L. Vallet (20/2/1909), who is asking Paul to settle his financial obligations to the business. Of note is the use of English and French words and phrases.

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Greek, French

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Plain papet and letterhead: Hotel d’Europe, Hyères-Les-Palmiers, L.S.Vallet-Arnold, Propre. Black ink. Watermark: […] Petel Toulouse. Physical item wear: one of the sheets is nearly cut off in two parts at the folding point; part of the other sheet is torn.

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