Document of Appointment

Document

Date:

1909

Materials:

Paper and Ink

Dimensions:

W 20 in x H 29 in

Accession Number:

5.87

Credit Line:

Gift. Polikarp, Arch.

Description

Document of Appointment from the Most Holy Synod of All Russia(Святейший Правительствующий Всероссийский Синод), stating that Archimandrite Meletii (Zaborovskii, 1869-1946) has been appointed Bishop of Barnaoul and vicar bishop of the Tomsk Diocese. Lithograph, printed in black, text inside ornamented border. On bottom center is glued an eight-pointed embossed paper Synodal seal. Document signed by Metropolitan Anthony of Saint Petersburg and other members of the Synod, 5 March 1909.