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The Passport (or that is what I assume it is) of John Bliss dated 1859
The document is flimsy paper about 370 mm tall and 273 mm wide.
A John Bliss document in Russian
with a German translation. Circa
1861. Each page is about 208 mm wide and 456 mm high.
The German version has now been translated into Englsh. Although it calls itself a passport within text ,I think it is best described as a further Russian visa. Unfortunately it does not throw any light on the purpose or nature of John's visit to St Petersburg.
- There is also a small sheet of paper (207 mm wide x 257 mm high) with the text; "Lithograph of the Signatures of Prince Frederick William of Prussia, the Prince Consort, the Prince of Wales, and Prince Alfred, as a memorial of their visit to the Works of Chas. Macintosh & Co, Cambridge Street, Manchester. July 1st 1857. Copied from the Visitors' Book."
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