Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy

GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0004 (522)
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GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0004 (522)
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Letter by Paul Cavafy to C. P. Cavafy
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7/7/1908
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17.7 x 11.3 cm

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Handwritten letter by Paul Cavafy from England to C. P. Cavafy, on a cut sheet with notes on both sides. He informs his brother of his overall situation, which is characterised as disappointing and correlates to the purpose of his trip. He mainly refers to his hospitalisation, which impeded his departure, while he assures him that he will return to Alexandria. Of note is the use of English words and phrases. Date indication in pencil (“7.7.08”).

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Mainly Greek

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Plain paper. Black ink.

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The letter appears to have been sent from London, judging from the envelope with a mail rubber stamped that reads 7/7/1908 (see item GR-OF CA CA-SF02-S01-SS02-F20-SF002-0098).

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