Governor Mikhail Cherkasskii advised Vorontsov-Vel'iaminov to invite representatives from the "county residents of all ranks" to his office for negotiations.
Gury had a special "museum of the Brotherhood, or repository for a collection on the ethnography of the peoples of the Tobol'sk
North, whose aim was to assist the study of the life, customs, and mores of the natives by graphic means.
In 1616 Prince Kurakin, the governor of Tobol'sk
, imposed a ban on navigating Russia's Arctic coast, on pain of death, lest it encouraged foreigners to use the route.
Among the dioceses occupied by non-Great Russians were Novgorod, Tver', Tobol'sk
, Smolensk, and Pskov.
He did not heed advice from the Tobol'sk
governor to convene a meeting of members of all the estates.
12) These trips to the Russian North and to Siberia have resulted in a series (14 volumes to date) published by Tri kvadrata in Moscow, with individual volumes on Tobol'sk
, Tot'ma, Vologda (cited above), Belozersk, and other places, as well as William Craft Brumfield, Architecture at the End of the Earth: Photographing the Russian North (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2015).
Any doubts about how representative this data base is are removed by Kollmann's inclusion of countless other cases and evidence from published sources, including a register of 158 cases from Tobol'sk
listing the crime, social status of the accused, and the punishment (218-22).
Thereafter, perlustration developed more methodically; eight "Black Offices" located in the two capitals, Tobol'sk
, and the western borderlands (others opened and closed over the years; see appendix 3), were tasked in 1826 with surveilling the correspondence of 178 people across the empire.
They would set out from cities across the empire and be funneled through Moscow before marching eastward through the town of Vladimir that gave its name to the notorious road that wound its way through Kazan, Perm', across the Urals to Tiumen', Tobol'sk
and on toward Tomsk, Krasnoiarsk, and Irkutsk.
He published a pamphlet in 1864 titled "The Possibility of Settling Northern Siberia by Means of Industry and Trade and on the Development of Siberia's External Trade," which he presented to the governor of Tobol'sk
, the governor-general of western Siberia, and the minister of finance.
15) As the extensive surveys conducted in Tobol'sk
and Tomsk provinces in the mid-1890s made evident, many settlers first learned about the availability of parcels (uchastki) of land by this means.
In 1910, the government announced its decision to postpone extending the right to elect local administrative bodies (zemstva) even to the most "ready" (from the imperial point of view) eastern provinces of Tobol'sk