Document ReferencePw2 Hy 1239
TitleTranslation of extract of letter from Field Marshall Schermetof, Astrakhan, Russia, to Great Chancellor Count Gollowin; 18 Mar. 1706/7
Date18 March 1707
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports in detail on his attempts to capture the town of Astrakhan, whilst its inhabitants set fire to the suburbs; reports on the battle which ensued; explains how he negotiated the surrender of the town; provides a brief list of casualties.

Old Style dating on letter.
Termarmies, Russian, casualties
battles, Astrakhan 1707
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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA29989Schermetof; - (fl 1707); Field Marshall; Russianfl 1707
NA29990Gollowin; - (fl 1707); Count; great chancellor of Russiafl 1707
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