Russian petitions and charters

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  • Reference
      GB 12 MS.Add.8291
  • Dates of Creation
      c. 1700
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  • Physical Description
      1 volume

Scope and Content

'O Razzorenii Tsarstva Moskovskago I Knyaze Pozharskom', a collection, compiled in the late seventeenth or early eighteenth century, of petitions submitted to Russian rulers by the Streltsy and others, and charters and letters received from the rulers. A note at the front of the volume indicates that it was bought in 1748 for two roubles, and again in 1816 for fifty roubles. There is a covering note by Ellis H. Minns, Pembroke College, 24 September 1930.

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Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Sir Ellis H. Minns, 1953.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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