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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS01-F18-SF002-0074 (1736)
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Letter by John [Rodocanachi] to Cavafy
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Handwritten letter by John [Rodocanachi] to Cavafy on all sides of two bifolios. The last page is blank. It is a reply to a letter by the poet. The author comments extensively on samples of cigarettes that Mike [Ralli] sent him and asks Cavafy to send him some more, of different quality. He also refers to a romance of his. He provides detailed information about his engagement in horse racing as well as the amounts of money he calculates he can win, while he describes a well-known event of the sort (Grand National Steeplechase).
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Plain paper. Black ink. Indiscernible watermark. Physical item wear: oxidations.
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Judging from its content, the letter must have been sent from Liverpool.
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