ARCHIVES of Andrei BALASHOV (1889-1969) VELIYASHEV... - Lot 90 - Cazo

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ARCHIVES of Andrei BALASHOV (1889-1969) VELIYASHEV... - Lot 90 - Cazo
ARCHIVES of Andrei BALASHOV (1889-1969) VELIYASHEV Leonid (1856-1939), general VELIYASHEV Dimitri Extensive archive of documents concerning General Leonid Veliyashev. The archive includes: - Typescript copies of Leonid Veliyashev's letters to his son Dimitri Veliyashev in France, then in Abyssinia. Copies made in the 1950s by D.Veliyashev, then addressed to Andrei Balashov. The letters were written between 1921 and 1939 (with interruptions), 114 pp. in-4, A.B.E. (traces of rust). Detailed letters about General L. Veliyashev's life in Lutsk (Poland) "I lived in Lutsk from 1901 to 1910, commanding a regiment, then a brigade. First I lived in a government apartment, now that house is destroyed / by peasant democrats/, my other apartment was fine, now occupied by a Polish club..." "Today, I'm in the service of a notary's office, as a witness and night watchman. Thus, a cavalry general, member of the Military Council, obtained with great difficulty, among other things, the functions of night watchman (...)", the life of the general in exile is hard, but he refuses to settle with his son in France. He shares many memories of the First World War period and talks about his former comrades. - Collection of data on General Leonid Veliashev. Typescripts, handwritten notes, obituaries, copies of service records, extracts from letters from the general to his son, reminiscences of colleagues, etc. Approx. 100 pp. various formats; collection of biographical data on the Veliyashev family. 21 pp. various formats; LAS to A.V. Balashov with reminiscences about General L.N. Veliashev (by A.A. Panov, B.Tsarevsky and others), 1956. Extracts from historical references. 51 pp. total, various formats. - Correspondence between A.V. Balashov and Dimitri Veliashev in France. LAS, CAS, envelopes from D. Veliashev to A. Balashov. Copies of typescript letters from A.V. Balashov. 1937, then 1951-1968. 417 pp. in total, various formats. Exchange of biographical data on General L.Velyashev, characteristics of regiment comrades, recollections of regimental life, news of emigrant life. Leonid Veliashev (1856-1939) - cavalry general, participated in the Russo-Turkish War in the ranks of the Akhtyrsky regiment, commander of the 3rd field gendarmerie squadron in Kiev, then of the hussar regiment of the Iziumski regiment. Temporarily retired in 1914, he returned to service when Russia entered the First World War. After the revolution, he went into exile in Poland. Arrested by the Reds in 1939, he died a few days after his arrest. АРХИВ Андрея БАЛАШОВА (1889-1969) ВЕЛЬЯШЕВ Леонид (1856-1940), генерал ВЕЛЬЯШЕВ Дмитрий Объемный архив относительно генерала Леонида Николаевича Вельяшева. Включает: - Копии писем Л.Н.Вельяшева к сыну Дмитрию Вельяшеву во Францию и Абессинию. Машинописные копии, направлены А.В.Балашову в 1950х гг. Д.Л.Вельяшевым с пояснениями. Копии с писем 1921-1939 гг. (с перерывами), 114 стр., 27 х 22 см., след ржавчины. Подробные письма о жизни генерала Л.Вельяшева в Луцке (Польша) "В Луцке я прожил с 1901 года по 1910-ый командуя полком и бригадой. Жил сперва на казенной квартире, - теперь этот дом разрушен / демократами крестьянами/, другая моя квартира оч.хорошая - занята польским клубом..." "Теперь на службе в одной из контор нотариуса, - свидетелем и сторожем. Итак, Генерал от Кавалерии, Член Военного Совета, добрался с большим трудом, между прочим, до обязанностей сторожа (....)», жизнь генерала в эмиграции тяжела, но к сыну во Францию он переезжать отказывается «Я, милый Митя, не уклоняюсь, но боюсь необдуманного шага, чтобы потом не сожалеть, что поторопился. Ведь ты не можешь не согласиться, что я раз перееду, то уже делаюсь дармоедом, обузой - одним словом старым, большим Чемодан Ивановичем, к
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