Ministry of Foreign Affairs

All-Russian Royal General Consulate

in San Francisco

June 13, 1879

No. 81

To His Eminence Nestor,

Bishop of the Aleutians and Alaska


Your Eminence,

Most Merciful Pastor,


I have the honor to let Your Eminence know about the appointment of the citizen of the North American United States Mr. G. Niebaum as a Vice-Consul in San-Francisco.

Leaving for a vacation in Russia, having received permission from the Imperial Ministry of Foreign Affairs, I delegate G. Niebaum, as the Vice-Consul, to manage the affairs of the General Consulate entrusted to me. I supplied instructions to him and consider it my duty to send to Your Eminence for Your information an extract.

Entrusting myself to Your holy prayers I humbly request You to accept my complete and sincere respect and devotion.

With that I have the honor to remain Your Eminence’s humble servant,

V. Veletsky