Re: What was the purpose of this document issued in Czarist Russia? -Pervia Gilda#russia #general


Jorge Sexer
 

If I'm not wrong, it means that the person was a "first class' merchant". Gilda would mean "guild", refering to the Merchant Guild.  See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Merchant_guild_(Russian_Empire)

Jorge Sexer, St Malo, France

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