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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F19-0030 (495)
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Draft letter by C. P. Cavafy to Paul Cavafy
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[subsequent to 31 December 1908]
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EXTENT AND MEDIUM:
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FORMER REFERENCE CODE:
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NAME OF CREATOR(S):
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CONTENT AND STRUCTURE AREA
SCOPE AND CONTENT:
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Handwritten draft letter by C. P. Cavafy to his brother, Paul, on both sides of a ruled sheet. It is a reply to a letter he had received, with references to matters related to the stay of Paul abroad and his thought about returning to Alexandria, while there are comments on the Russian writers Chekhov and Turgenev. Cancellations and emendations.
CONDITIONS OF ACCESS AND USE AREA
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Notepaper. Pencil. Watermark: Gouvernement Egyptien. Physical item wear: oxidations; holes in the centre of the sheet; the paper has been torn at the folding point.
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The recipient of the letter is the brother of C. P. Cavafy, Paul, as is deduced from the references therein (illness, work for the Municipality, etc.). The content of the draft letter also provides a terminus post quem.
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