A Voyage to St. Petersburg in 1814; With Remarks on the Imperial Russian Navy


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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1822 Excerpt: ...all criminals, condemned to death, were pardoned, all deserters forgiven, and all convicts sentenced to hard labour, except those guilty of murder, released. Walking, I have remarked, is an exercise not in fashion in this country. The English have tried to introduce it in vain. Few genteel people are seen on their feet ...