Papers relating to Field Marshal Francis Keith

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Comprises a photocopy of a charter of the Empress Elizabeth of Russia confirming a grant of land in Livonia to Lieutenant Colonel Keith, 1742, notes on the career of Field Marshal Keith, n.d., and a letter from Sidney Hempleman Dobson, descendant of Field Marshal Keith, to Georgette Lewinson, 1978

Administrative / Biographical History

Field Marshal Francis Edward James Keith (1696-1758) was a Scot in Russian military service

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

The gift of Georgette Donchin (Lewinson), May 1984

Note

In Russian, English

Other Finding Aids

A more detailed listing of the contents is available in the Leeds Russian Archive online catalogue http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/lra/index.htm

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