Letter by G. W. Foster to Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS03-F22-SF001-0001 (1157)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS03-F22-SF001-0001 (1157)
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Letter by G. W. Foster to Cavafy
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11/4/1892
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27 x 20 cm

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Handwritten letter by Gail W. Foster to Cavafy on all sides of a bifolio of the Irrigation Service (2nd Circle) of the ministry of Public Works of Egypt. The author of the letter informs Cavafy that he does not possess the necessary qualifications to claim a permanent position with the aforementioned service, although he made efforts to secure it for him, and suggests he seeks employment elsewhere. He also advises him to utilise his knowledge of foreign languages and declares that he is particularly pleased with their collaboration over the three previous years and that he is willing to provide him with references. Accompanied by envelope with Cavafy’s address at the Irrigation Service in Alexandria. (Cairo)

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English

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Writing in ink. Watermark: Gouvernement Egyptien. Physical item wear: oxidations; tear in the middle.

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