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The Present State of Russia
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ISBN 9781032221526
Published October 29, 2021 by Routledge
846 Pages

 
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Originally published in 1722-23, this edition in 1968. "An account of the Government of that country, both civil and ecclesiastical; of the Czar's forces by sea and land, the regulation of his finances, the several methods he made use of to civilize his people and improve the country, his transactions with several Eastern Princes, and what happened most remarkable at his court, particularly in relation to the late Czarewitz, from the year 1714, to 1720.

The whole being the journal of a foreign minister who resided in Russia at that time. With a description of Petersbourg and Cronslot, and several other pieces relating to the affairs of Russia."

Table of Contents

Volume 1: 

I: An account of the Government of that country, both civil and ecclesiastical; of the Czar's forces by sea and land, the regulation of his finances, the several methods he made use of to civilize his people and improve the country, his transactions with several Eastern Princes, and what happened most remarkable at his court, particularly in relation to the late Czarewitz, from the year 1714, to 1720.

The whole being the Journal of a Foreign Minister who resided in Russia at that time.

II: A Description of Petersbourg and Cronflot, with the Plan of the first, and the Prospect of the latter.

Volume 2: 

1. Laurence Lange's Journey from Petersbourg to Peking in China  2. John Bernard Muller's Description of the Ostiacks, a Nation in Siberia  3. The Criminal Proceedings Against the Late Czarewitz, as Published by Authority  4. Justification of the Swedish War Against Russia, and the Answer to it Drawn Up by a Russian Minister of State  5. A Project Offered to His Czarish Majesty by Some Doctors of the Sorbone at Paris, for an Union Between the Churches of Rome and Russia  6. M. Le Brun's Observations on His Journey Through Russia to Persia.

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Biography

Friedrich Christian Weber (d.1739)