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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F21-0002 (1652)
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Letter by George Cavafy to P. J. Cavafy
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Handwritten letter by George Cavafy from England to his brother, Peter John, in Istanbul. The letter is written on the first three pages of a double sheet notepaper. The recipient’s address written in the last page. The sender refers to a misunderstanding between the two brothers, which has by now been resolved as well as to the poor financial situation of his brother. He comments on their partnership and the course of their commercial house in Egypt and in Istanbul; he asks of him to take charge of the branch in Alexandria or Cairo instead of returning to England. He proceeds to an analysis of the business plan and details financial information regarding their company.
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Writing in ink. Watermark: Cansell 1840. Physical item wear: oxidations.
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