Algatcha mine, 3 versts from the town of Algatcha [i.e.,...
Algatcha mine, 3 versts from the town of Algatcha [i.e., Algachi] Site of a silver mine near Algachi. ... show more
- Transfer; Manuscript Division (George Kennan Papers); 1973; (DLC/PP-1973:080).
- At the time of Kennan's visit, 169 prisoners were working the mine. This mine was one of several in the Nerchinsk silver mining district, an area of thousands of square miles between the rivers Shilka and Argun, near the Mongolian border.
- Forms part of: George Kennan Papers.
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