Catherine the Great. Hand-written Imperial Decree letter to the…

Catherine the Great. Hand-written Imperial Decree letter to the Court Office dated July 1, 1762 at St. Petersburg commissioning palace servants, written in Russian, bold and clear signature at bottom, Extremely Fine, born Sophie Augusta Fredericka of Anhalt-Zerbst and otherwise known as Catherine II of Russia (1729-1796), she came to power following a coup in which her husband, Peter III, was assassinated, she is the most renowned and longest-ruling female leader of Russia during the widely considered Golden Age of modernization along Western European lines

(via Philasearch.com – Great Britain Autographs)

http://philasearch-club.tumblr.com/post/152989643583Philasearch Club November 10, 2016 at 10:35AM

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