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Buildings and Institutions connected with the Administration of Govern.
ment.—The Senate House.—Code in the handwriting of Catherine II.-
The Admiralty.-Buildings, plan, and internal arrangement.--Its Cabinets
of Natural History and National Curiosities.— The Model Rooms.—Ge.
neral Bentham and the Carriage-ship.-Launch of the Alexander, 110
guns, and two other ships of the line.—Their conveyance to Cronstadt.--
Russian Navy.— The État-Major.— Departments of Geography, Hydo.
graphy, and Land-Surveying.– The Lithographic Department.—Depôt
of Maps and sale of them.--Great Map of the Russian Empire.—Secret
Geographical Cabinet. Travelling Maps of Alexander. — Autograph
Schemes of Alexander, for Reviews and Sham-Fights. Topography of the
different Governments. - Manufactories of Mathematical Instruments.-
The Printing-press Department.- The Chancellerie.- The Library.-Auto-
graph Letters of Peter the Great.—The War-game.-The Incombustible
Hall.--Military Archives from the time of Peter the Great.-Domestic
Establishment of the People resident in the Palace of the État-Major.-
General Observations.-The Château St. Michel.-- The Corps du Genie.-
The Arsenals.— The Foundery.—The Colleges. — The Post-Office.— The
present System. — Distribution of Letters. — Private Post-office for corre-
sponding with the Emperor.—Revenue of the Post-office. The Citadel.- The Mint.-General Enumeration of other Public Buildings connected with
the Administration of the Civil and Military Government at St. Peters-
Imperial Buildings and Institutions connected with Science and the Fine
Arts.— The Imperial Academy of Sciences.-Its Constitution.—Contribu-
tions to Science.—Great and Illustrious Members of that Academy.Mon-
sieur Ouvaroff, the President.—The Observatory.—The Gottorp Globe.-
The Zoological Museum. The Cabinet of Mineralogy.—The Mammoth.-
Native Iron of Pallas.--Anatomical Collections.- Cabinet of Peter the
Great.-—Cabinet of Curiosities.— The Insects and dry Plants.—The Mu-
seum of Medals and Asiatic Museum.—The Egyptian Museum.-Grand
General Meeting to commemorate the Conclusion of the first Century since
the Foundation of the Academy.–Visit of the Empress-mother to the
Academy, at the beginning and end of the second half of that Century.--
The Secular Medal.—Printing-press of the Academy.— The Author's Public
Lecture at the Academy.- Presented with the Secular Medal, and made a
Member of that Society
Continuation of the Imperial and other Buildings and Institutions con-
nected with Science and the Fine Arts.- Prevailing Taste for the Arts.-
A self-taught Painter.— Titian and Mr. Sieger.-- Private Collections of
Pictures.--Count Strogonoff's Gallery.— The President d'Olenine.-Aca.
demy of Arts.—The Building. The Museum.-- Public Exhibition by Na-
tive Artists.-Russian Sculptors and Painters. Professor Vorobieff and his
Pictures of St. Petersburgh, and of Sunset on the Dead Sea.-Orlowsky.-
Liberality of Government respecting the Education of Young Artists.-
The Triumphal Arch of 1812. — Society for encouraging Russian Litho-
graphy.—Roumiantzow's Museum of Curiosities.—The Hôtel des Mines.-
The Building. The Establishment compared with others of a similar kind
in Europe.- Minerals.-Mines of Siberia. - Large Specimens of Native
Gold.-Instruction in practical Mining.–Domestic Arrangement for the
Students.-- Produce of the Gold and Platina Mines in the Qural Moun-
tains. Origin of the wealth of the Demidoff Family - The Miner's
Hammer.-Style of living of the Privy Counsellor Demidoff. His
death.-Société libre Economique of St. Petersburgh.—School for Agricul-
ture, Rural Economy, and the Useful Arts, founded by Countess Sophia
Strogonoff.- Cabinet of Arts and Antiquities of Mons. Svinnin.-The Bo-
Churches and Religious Institutions.—Toleration. - Seven Temples of
different Communions in one Street.—Divisions of the Clergy. Contem-
plated Improvements.—Preaching encouraged as a means of Civilization.-
The Holy Synod.-Number of Churches and Ecclesiastics.—The Metropo-
litan Church of our Lady of Kazan.—Military Trophies.—Tomb of Kutu.
soff, and the baton of Marshal Davoust. — Alexander. -- The Imperial
Jewels.—Platoff and the Cossacks' gift.--Monastery of St. Alexander
Nevskoï.—The Cathedral of the Holy Trinity.—Shrine of the Saint in
solid Silver.—The Jewels.—The Cloisters.-The Church of the Annuncia-
tion.—Monuments of Souvoroff and Miloradovitch.- Tomb of the Narysch-
kine family, and of the Sheremetieffs.-Russian Pantheon.---The Cemetery.
-Prevailing good te of the Monuments.- The Countess Potemkin.-
Monumental Column to Lomonossoff.--- Proposed new Monument to that
poet.-Grand new Church of St. Isaac. Its Plan and Elevation.--The
Colossal granite Columns.-Church of St. Peter and St. Paul.- Tombs of
the Sovereigns. — The Catholic Church. - Moreau's Tomb. The Lu.
theran Churches.-The English Church.—Greco-Russian Church Service.
- Religious Ceremonies of the Russians.-Imperial Christenings and Te
Deums.-Rituals for the celebration of Matrimony.-Invitation to a Wed. ding.–Church Ceremony.—Beautiful Prayers.-Domestic Scenes.-Rus- sian Funerals
Preliminary Notice. The University of St. Petersburgh.-Scientific
Education.—General and Elementary System of Education.-Schools for
the People.—Encouragement for the Cultivation of the Russian Language.
- The Imperial Russian Academy of Literature.-New Plan of Elemen-
tary Education.—Professor Greitsch's Lectures on the Russian Language.
-Pedagogic Schools._Sentiments of the reigning Emperor respecting Edu-
cation.-His means of promoting it.—Enumeration of Public Places of Edu.
cation existing in St. Petersburgh.-Oriental Institute.- The Land det
Corps, and the Marine Cadet Corps.—Naval Academy, and other Esta-
blishments.-Domestic or Private Education.-General Benkendorff.-Im.
perial Message.—Doctor Ruhl. Recognition.--The Communauté des De-
moiselles Nobles.—The Institute of St. Catherine.--System of Female Edu.
cation for the higher classes of Society.--Imperial Public Library.-Kriloff,
the Fabulist.--Manuscript Letters of Sovereigns.-Specimen of Louis
XIV.'s early Notions of Royal Authority.–The Press.—Encouragement
to Authors.--Modern Russian Literature.---Death of Karamsin, the His-
torian.-Russian Poetry.—Alexander Pouschkine, the Russian Byron.-
Fabulists, Soumarok Khemnitzer, Dmitrieff, Ismaïloff, and B. Pousch.
kine.—The Romantic School.—Baratinsky.—Joukovsky.—Mademoiselle
Zenaïde Volkonsky.-Dramatic Literature.—Prince Chakhovsky.—Num.
ber of Books published in Russia, since the Introduction of the Art of
Printing.–Periodical Literature.—List of Periodical Publications at St.
Petersburgh and Moscow
Practice of Medicine.- Medicines and Medical Supplies.—Principal Phy.
sicians and Surgeons in St. Petersburgh. Alleged deficiency of very dis-
tinguished Men.---Domestic Physicians. - Police of the Medical Profession.
-Easy remedy to extirpate Quacks. Regulations respecting pharmaciens.
-Esprit de Corps of the Medical Profession in St. Petersburgh.—Mode of
remunerating Physicians.—Papillionage of the higher Classes of Society.-
Serious Complaints against them.--New Plan for remunerating the Medical
Profession-Imperial Distinctions and Rewards.-The Imperial Medico-
Chirurgical Academy.- Distribution of Studies.—Medical and other Classes.
_The Library.-The Pedestrié, or General Military Hospital.—Clinical
Establishments for Medical, Surgical, and Ophthalmological practice.-De-
ficiencies.-Naval Hospitals.—Regimental Hospitals.-Hospitals of the
Guards.- The Great Artillery Hospital.-Russian Surgery.—Dr. Arendt.
-Unusual success in Surgical Operations.—The Civil Hospitals.-Obou.
choff.-Physic by the dozen.—Lunatic Asylum.--Insane people scarce in St.
Petersburgh.-Ivanoff.-Kalinkin.-Bogadelna and the Centenarians.-
rial Hosp for the Poor.-The Building.-Internal Arrangement
and Distribution of Patients.—Results. — hilanthropy of the Empress-
mother." Enfans Trouvées.”—Maison d'Accouchement.—Masked La-
dies.-Imperial Lying-in Institution.--Vaccination.-Dispensary for Dis-
eases of the Eyes.—Manufactory of Surgical Instruments Page 251-301
Commercial and other Establishments of Industry, and their Buildings.
- The Imperial Exchange.-- The Rostral Columns.-The first Foreign Ship
at St. Petersburgh.--Peter the Great and the Dutch Skipper-Inaugura-
tion of the New Exchange.-Affability and Condescension of Alexander the
First towards the English Merchants.–New Imperial Warehouses.-Cus-
tom House.-Navigation of Merchant Vessels up the Neva.—Number of
Vessels entered at St. Petersburgh in 1827.–Amount of Tonnage for that
Year.—Lists of Imports and Exports for the last ten Years.- Balance of
Export Trade in favour of Russia. General value of Corn exported in
1826 and 1827.-Custom-house Revenue, during the last six years.-
Steady increase of it every year.-Number of Vessels entered and cleared,
classed according to Nations.-Decrease in those belonging to England.-