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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0001 (519)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy
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Handwritten, diary-type letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy, in a bifolio, with notes to the recto of the second sheet. It is a reply to a card he had received from the poet who was in Athens at the time. Mention of family members, with emphasis on John and the condition of his health. The text is interrupted and continues on the following day (25/8/1903). We also learn that Paul encloses newspapers (The Egyptian Gazette) in his letter. Of note is the frequent use of English and French words and phrases. (Alexandria)
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Letterhead: Municipalité d’Alexandrie. Black ink. Watermark: Original Anchormill.
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