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Russina Petions and Charters

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8291

Scope and Contents

'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.


  • 1700 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Sir Ellis H. Minns, 1953.

Existence and Location of Copies

Microfilm available

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Repository Details

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