Letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0053 (1755)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0053 (1755)
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Letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy
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[15]/10/1884
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17.5 x 22.3 cm

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Handwritten letter by Stephen Schilizzi to Cavafy in one sheet two bifolios. The last page is blank. Comments on remarks apparently made by Cavafy in previous letters and expression of the disappointment of the author for the fact that he does not confide personal matters in him. Information about people from the broader social circle of Alexandria as well as about facts related to the life in the city (criminal trial, procession of a dead person with honours paid to him). Reference to the Sudan Campaign. Cancellations, additions; use of Greek and French words and phrases in the flow of written discourse. (Alexandria)

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Mainly English

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Paper with printed red monogram (“SS”). Black ink. Physical item wear: oxidations; holes; part of one of the sheets has been detached from the stem.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Personal correspondence
Incoming correspondence
Incoming correspondence by Mike Ralli, John Rodocanachi, Stephen Schilizzi