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[Decrees of Peter III, Emperor of Russia]

Published 1762 in 1762 .
Written in Russian.

Edition Notes

Part of a collection acquired by the Library of Congress primarily in 1931 that includes also individual decrees of Elizabeth I, Catherine II, and Paul I. Search under title: Eighteenth-century Russian imperial decrees. Decrees of Peter III have LC accession no. 408409 31.
All printed in Russian.
Ten individual decrees of the Emperor Peter III issued by the Russian Senate. (The decree of April 1762 appears in two copies, bringing the total to 11 pieces.) Topics include the promotion of noblemen and civil servants, safety of coachmen, reallocation of military funds, assignment of cases to lower courts, reassignment of military escorts as police.
No place of publication specified, just "iz Senata poslany" [issued by the Senate].
Dates of publication range from January to June 1762.
All but two decrees printed on one side of leaf only. Most leaves have watermarks.
For references to decrees from this period, see I͡U︡.I͡U︡. Bitovt, Ri͡e︡dkīi͡a︡ russkīi͡a︡ knigi i letuchīi͡a︡ izdanīi͡a︡ vosemnadt͡s︡atago vi͡e︡ka, 1905, repr. 1971; N.P. Likhachev, Katalog letuchikh izdaniĭ i ikh perepechatok: manifesty, ukazy ..., 1895; and Svodnyĭ katalog russkoĭ knigi grazhdanskoĭ pechati vosemnadtsatogo veka, 1962-1967, items 7446 ff.
Arranged chronologically and housed in conservation box no. 2 under the general call number (given in this record) for the collection of eighteenth-century imperial Russian decrees.
Decrees are listed and numbered, with a brief description of the content of each, in a finding aid prepared by Andrei I. Pliguzov and available in the reading room of the Law Library of Congress: Eighteenth-Century Russian Imperial Decrees in the Law Library of Congress. Peter III's decrees are numbers 141-149 in the list.

Early works to 1800., Sources.
Other Titles
Eighteenth-century Russian imperial decrees, Ukazy Petra III, Ukaz Ego Imperatorskago Velichestva Samoderzhit͡s︡a Vserossīĭskago, iz Pravitelʹstvui͡u︡shchago Senata


Library of Congress
KLA148 .R8714 1748 box 2

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