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Letter

Praskov’ja Fëdorovna (Pauline Perfilieff) Perfil’eva

1831-87

Russian. Née Tolstaya. Daughter of Fëdor Ivanovich Tolstoy, the second cousin (once removed) of Count Lev Nikolaevich Tolstoy (Leo Tolstoy). Married Vasilij Stepanovich Perfil’ev. Informally known as Polen’ka; signed herself Pauline Perfilieff.

Sources

Letter from P. F. Perfil’eva, 22 February 1874

Tolstaya 2010, p. 56 n. 243.