Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)VD/37
TitleLetter from Prince Dolgorukov to Count Benckendorff
Extent1 item
DescriptionLetter dated October 9 1916 written from the General Headquarters of the Imperial Army. Dolgorukov writes to his stepfather that the issues with Romania are improving but that there is stubborn fighting on the South Western front. Everyone is concerned by the illness of General Alexeyev, the death of which would be a huge loss according to Dolgorukov. As Christmas presents the Empress is planning on giving photographs of herself and the Tsar in Faberge made frames encrusted with the date and Imperial monogram.
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