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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F19-0026 (945)
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Draft letter by C. P. Cavafy to John Cavafy
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Handwritten draft letter by C. P. Cavafy to his brother, John Cavafy, on both sides of a sheet. The poet refers to the departure of Marigo Cavafy, wife of their cousin Ioannis, from Alexandria. The context indicates that John is in Istanbul, staying with relatives (Zalichi family). Abbreviations, cancellations and emendations. The draft letter may be dated to 1902. It is a shorter version of another draft letter with the same content (item GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F19-0025).
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Writing in ink and pencil. Watermark: Gouvernement Egyptien.
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The dating of the draft letter to 1902 is reinforced by a letter by Marigo Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy (17/2/1902), sent from Athens, where she arrived immediately after her visit to Alexandria.
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