Letter, 1772, Dec. 17 : London, Eng., to John Nourse.


Letter, 1772, Dec. 17 : London, Eng., to John Nourse.

Describes six teaching positions available in a school established by Empress Catherine of Russia for the education of young gentry and nobility. Requests recommendations from Nourse, a bookseller in London.

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