Krestinin Vasily( public figure and historian)
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Biography Krestinin Vasily
(1729 - 1795), son of "first-class merchant," city Kholmogory. The loss of his father forced Krestinina take the post of "bourgeois clerks in the city of Arkhangelsk, where he soon gained great popularity. In the 1760's., In a report from the Commerce Commission, he pointed out as the general causes of the decline of trade, the paucity of capital and lack of knowledge of commercial art and invited to follow the example of "enlightened nations". Simultaneously, he developed a plan for universal education, submitted by the magistrate in the Senate, which recognized the idea of the author of "solid and reliable, youth and community benefit". In 1767, Mr.. was a member of the Commission for correction Posadskaya trades and shops Archangel tenements, was also assessor of the middle class in the court advisers and trustee of public schools. In 1759, Mr.. he, together with AI. Fomin founded in Arkhangelsk "Society for Historical Research", . lasted for about 10 years, . and made valuable collection of historical documents, . many of whom told the academics and Lepyokhin Ozeretskovskaya, . others placed in the academic periodical publications and "Ancient Russia Vivliofike",
. About 1780 g. Krestinin sent to the Academy of Sciences of his work: "The historical beginnings of the Dvina people" (St. Petersburg, . 1784), . followed by: "The historical experience of the agricultural economy of the ancient people of the North Dvina (St. Petersburg, . 1785), . "Font Style Kholmogory history of the city (St. Petersburg, . 1790), . "A brief history of the city of Arkhangelsk (St. Petersburg, . 1792) and "The historical experience of the foreign trade of Emperor Peter the Great" (in "Mesyatseslove" for 1795),
. According to the Metropolitan Eugene, Krestinin also wrote a poem about Minin and Pozharsky, the remainder of the manuscript. - See. the story. Rudakov, "Journal of the Ministry of National Education" (1895, No. 5).