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Read on Kropotkin
[Herbert Read, MS from University of Victoria archive]
Prince Peter Alexeyevich Kropotkin was born at Moscow on the 9th December (O.C.) His father, Prince Alexei Petrovich Kropotkin, is described by Kropotkin as "a typical officer of the time of Nicholas I", but he seems to have been an easy-going parent, content to leave his son's education to his French tutor until it was time to send him off to a military academy
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