Russian petitions and charters

Archive Collection

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.

Administrative / Biographical History

Unknown.

Conditions Governing Access

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.

Note

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

Other Finding Aids

None.

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