St. Petersburg: circa 1872
Est: $1,000 - $1,500
This passport belonged to Leib Berkowitz Mendelevich Kaplan, a musician with the rank of petty officer in the Imperial Guard Rifle Battalion of the Czarist Military Services. Kaplan enlisted in the army in 1853, was honorably discharged in 1872 and married Sara Levinson. On p. 6, appears the attestation by A. Drabkin, Crown Rabbi of St. Petersburg, concerning the burial of their daughter Itta, in the Predbrazenskoe Cemetery of St. Petersburg in 1888.