The Russian Ambassador in Paris to the British Committee of the Federation

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Written from 235 Boulevard St. Germain, Paris.

Thanking them for the information given him about the International Conference on the White Slave Trade [held in London 21-23 Jun 1899] He has given the papers that Mr Coote gave him to the leading Charity Institutions in Russia. He has also communicated on the subject to the Russian Ambassador in London, to the Foreign Office and to the Chancellor of HM the Empress Alexandra Feodorovna and to one of the Grand Duchesses occupying herself specially with such questions.

Administrative / Biographical History

'Concerning the International Conference on the White Slave Trade.' The International Conference on the White Slave traffic was held at the Westminster Palace Hotel, 20-23 Jun 1899. Delegates were present from Russia, France, Belgium, Sweden, Germany, Norway, Denmark, the USA, Austria and the Netherlands. Details of the addresses given and papers read are given in the 'Shield' Jul 1899, pp 42-46.

'In the same time I sent the papers to the Foreign Office and to the Chancellery of Her Majesty Empress Alexandya Feodorovna.' The Emperor Nicholas II (1894-1917) married Princess Alex of Hesse in 1894. Both were murdered by the Bolsheviks in 1918.

Biog: Mr Coote, Princess Alix of Hesse