Date Created: 08 May 2019
With many thanks to Sergei Yartsev.
During reign of Ekaterina The Great the names for servants (officials) of falconry were changed. Instead oof hawkers, gyrfalconers the names for these posts became servants of the 1st rank, 2ndd rank and 3rd rank.
При Екатерине изменилось наименование служителей птичьей охоты. Вместо ястребятников, Кречетников стали просто служители 1,2 и 3-й статьи.
Author: Ivan Rykunov of 13 June 1773, the Russian falconer
Source: Sergei Yartsev
Owner: Sergei Yartsev, Moscow
Location: Moscow, Russia
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Report by Ivan Rykunov of 13 June 1773 on delivery of falcons