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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0027 (616)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy and John Cavafy
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Handwritten letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy and John Cavafy, on both sides of a cut sheet. In a short text he comments on the matter of his pension as well as on his health. Of note is the use of English words and phrases in the flow of written discourse. Accompanied by a document of financial content (stock dividend of The Egyptian Delta Light Railways Limited), in which the letter is referred to, dated 24/12/1908.
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Notepaper. Paper with printed details and watermark: Marchant Singer & Co London. Black ink. Physical item wear: small tears on one sheet.
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It is probable that the document is fragment of a longer letter. Regarding the dating: taking into consideration the shares card (1908) and the subject of the letter (approval of Paul Cavafy’s pension), the letter may be dated in circa 1909.
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