INTRODUCTORY NOTES FOR THE THE MAPS COLLECTION FROM THE MELLIN ATLAS, END OF 18TH CENTURY

INTRODUCTORY NOTES FOR THE THE MAPS COLLECTION FROM THE MELLIN ATLAS, END OF 18TH CENTURY

Count Mellin, the author of this work, was one of the members of „Livländische Gemeinnützige und Ökonomische Sozietät“ (working translation: Livonian Common Weal and Economic Society; an official English language version of the denomination does not exist), founded 1792 in Riga and transferred at the beginning of 19th century to Doerpt/Dorpat/Tartu/Jurjev, the University town of Livonia, where this institution operated until 1940.…

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