September 16/28 1881
To His Grace the Right Reverend Nestor, Bishop of the Aleutian Islands and Alaska
The Russian Imperial General Consulate has the duty to inform you that today, at 8 oclock in the morning, the under-officer stoker from the clipper "Plastun," Ignaty Ermolaev, died in the French Hospital. The corps of the dead man will be brought to the church tomorrow morning and the funeral is scheduled for the day after tomorrow.
Informing you of the above-stated, the General Consulate humbly asks Your Grace to make all proper instructions in order that tomorrow, at 11 oclock in the morning, the Panichida for the deceased may be served.