Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0015 (533)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0015 (533)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy
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30/3/1909
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27.4 x 21.2 cm

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Handwritten letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy from Hyères, France. The text is written in two sheets and a bifolio. Notes on all sides except for the verso of the second sheet of the third section. Comments on Paul’s dire financial situation and request for his brother’s help; mention of the pension he is waiting to receive. He promises to return to Alexandria in October and urges him to send him a telegram, mainly due to the pressing situation caused by his debts. Of note is the use of English and French words and phrases. Page numbers in pencil in the text margin (1-4).

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Mainly Greek

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Letterhead: Hotel d’Europe with printed details and graph paper. Black ink and pencil. Watermark: […] Petel Toulouse. Physical item wear: the sheets are torn in several places.

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PERSONAL PAPERS
Correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Family correspondence
Incoming correspondence of C. P. Cavafy
Incoming correspondence by Paul Cavafy