Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1321
TitleExtract of letter from 'Prince' A. Menschaikoff [Menschikov], Camp [of Russian Army], Kalish [Kalisz], Poland, to Mr Whitworth [later Baron Whitworth of Galway; 24 Oct. 1706
Date24 October 1706
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports on the victory of the Russian army over Sweden at Kalish [Kalisz]; says the Swedish army was commanded by General Marderfeld; describes the structure of the Swedish army and that of the Russian army which was joined by Polish forces; describes the events of the battle in great detail; provides details of his prisoners which include Marderfeld.

Old Style dating on letter.
Termdiplomacy, with Russia
battles, Kalisz 1706
prisoners, of war, Swedish
armies, Polish, structure of
armies, Swedish, structure of
armies, Russian, structure of

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA30011Marderfeld; - (fl 1706); General; commanded Swedish force at battle of Kaliszfl 1706
NA29997Menschikov; Alexander D. (1673-1729); Field Marshall; Russian; styled 'Prince'; close friend of Peter the Great1673-1729
NA30006Whitworth; Charles (1675-1725); Baron Whitworth of Galway; envoy-extraordinary to Russia 1704-10; cr. 17211675-1725
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