By Gerhard Friedrich Muller, Peter Simon Pallas
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Extra resources for Conquest Of Siberia, And The History Of The Transactions, Wars, Commerce, Etc.: Carried On Between Russia And China, From The Earliest Period (1842)
In return, the Russians obtained what they long and repeatedly aimed at, a regular and permanent trade with the Chinese. between Russia menced the beginning of the century. At first and China com- intercourse in The seventeenth that period a small quantity of Chinese merchandise was procured, by the merchants of Tomsk and the Calmucs. other adjacent towns, from The rapid and profitable sale of these commodities encouraged certain wayvodes of Siberia to attempt a direct and open nication with China.
And now Yermac and his followers enjoy those rewards which seemed they had to dearly purchased by a course of unremitted fatigue, and by victories which almost exceeded belief. CONQUEST OF SIBERIA. Not only the Sibir tribes in the 19 neighbourhood of most wore the appearance of the reserved submission ; un- but even princes continued flocking in from distant parts, to acknowledge themselves tributary, and to claim his protection. However, this calm was of short duration. surrections were concerted In- by Kutchum Chan ; who, though driven from his dominions, yet still retained no small degree of influence over his former subjects.
Mainatschin has no other wooden wall, broad feet ; fortification than a and a small ditch of about three the latter was dug in the year 1756, during the war between the Chinese and the The town Calmucs. length is is of an oblong form seven hundred yards, and four hundred. On Upon by a ; on the Russian side ornamented on the top with a pile breadth ; over each the mountain to the west of Kiachta, the limit again marked earth, its each of the four sides a large gate faces the principal streets * its ; by a heap of stones cross, is and and on the Chinese of stones in the shape of a pyramid.
Conquest Of Siberia, And The History Of The Transactions, Wars, Commerce, Etc.: Carried On Between Russia And China, From The Earliest Period (1842) by Gerhard Friedrich Muller, Peter Simon Pallas