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The Guardianship Committee of Foreign Settlers in South Russia

Compiled November 2002 by Tim Janzen & Tatyana Makarenko

Odessa Archives
Fund (Fond) 6, Inventory 1: 1825

File 1834. About the investigation of four murders. The Ekaterinoslav Guardianship Office reported about the disappearance of four Mennonites from Molotschna, namely Jacob Dick, Johann Willems, Peter Bauer, and Johann Wiens. They went to Rovno in the Poltava District to sell fleece and did not return home.

  1. Correspondence from the New Russia Guardianship Committee with the Ekaterinoslav Guardianship Office, the Ministry of Internal Affairs, the Poltava Civil Governor, and the Taurida Criminal Investigation Department concerning the investigation of the murder and robbery of four Mennonites from Molotschna, namely Jacob Dick, Johann Willems, Peter Bauer, and Johann Wiens.

These documents are written in Russian.
4 Aug 1825 to 23 Nov 1826. 109 pages.

File 1849. File concerning the visit of the Emperor in the Molotschna Mennonite Colonies, when he went from Taganrog to the Crimea.

  1. A report from a member of the Ekaterinoslav Guardianship Office, Mr. Fadeev, to the New Russia Guardianship Committee about the visit of the Emperor in the Molotschna Mennonite Colonies, when he went from Taganrog to the Crimea.
  2. A report from to the New Russia Guardianship Committee to the Ministry of Internal Affairs on the same subject.

These documents are written in Russian.
26 Oct 1825 to 19 Nov 1825. 4 pages.


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