Document ReferenceBu 19/93
TitleLetter from A. Smith, Jordanhill, Glasgow, Scotland, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 27 Nov 1866.
Date27 November 1866
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he had received from Admiral Crabbe, the Russian Minister of Marine, a valuable gold compass as a present from the Emperor; the gift was in acknowledgment of his explanation of the Admiralty manual on the 'Deviations of the Compass'; asks him to thank the Emperor, Empress and Admiral Crabbe on his behalf.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA6598Maria Alexandrovna (1824-1880); Empress of all the Russias; (wife of Alexander II)1824-1880
NA6753Smith; Archibald (1813-1872); Mr; mathematician1813-1872
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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