Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)VD/32
TitleLetter from Prince Dolgorukov to Count Benckendorff
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter dated August 13 1916 written from the General Headquarters of the Imperial Army. Dolgorukov reports that the visit of the Prince Kaniko of Japan to see the Empress Dowager Maria Feodorovna went well and he also brought gifts from his Emperor to the Tsar and Tsarevich. He goes on to discuss the accommodation at Livodia for the Grand Duchess Maria Pavlovna and tells his stepfather that Sablin is attempting to have himself appointed as captain of the Tsar's yacht 'Standart'. He adds that the guards have suffered heavily and have been withdrawn to receive reinforcements.
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