Letters from the Governors Wife: A View of Russian Alaska 1859-1862 Anna Furuhjelm

ISBN: 9788779341593

Published: February 1st 2006

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275 pages


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Letters from the Governors Wife: A View of Russian Alaska 1859-1862  by  Anna Furuhjelm

Letters from the Governors Wife: A View of Russian Alaska 1859-1862 by Anna Furuhjelm
February 1st 2006 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 275 pages | ISBN: 9788779341593 | 6.20 Mb

In 1859 the Finnish-Swedish aristocrat and naval officer, Hampus Furuhjelm arrived in Alaska as one of the Russian colonys last ambassadors. He brought with him his young wife Anna Furuhjelm, who wrote many long letters in English to her mother.MoreIn 1859 the Finnish-Swedish aristocrat and naval officer, Hampus Furuhjelm arrived in Alaska as one of the Russian colonys last ambassadors.

He brought with him his young wife Anna Furuhjelm, who wrote many long letters in English to her mother. These letters, for the first time, give us a vivid picture of everyday life in the colonial capital, Sitka, in the period shortly before the USA. took over Alaska. The letters have been edited and commented by Anna Furuhjelms great-granddaughter, Annie Christensen.



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