from William Pinkney, 31 January 1817

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from William Pinkney, 31 January 1817

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congratulations on election as president; horrible winter; magnificence of the Russian court; superficiality of Russian upper class; great expense of living in St Petersburg; wants to return home as soon as possible; importance of appointing a highly competent minister to Russia; Czar Alexander is friendly to the United States; praises service of Levett Harris as charge d'affaires at St Petersburg; praises service of William R King, his secretary

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1817-01-31

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ALS (DLC)

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106192

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Pinkney, William, “from William Pinkney, 31 January 1817,” Papers of James Monroe, accessed March 4, 2021, http://monroepapers.com/items/show/3577.

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