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Correspondence between His Majesty's government and the Soviet government - Image 4. 1923. Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. November 30, 2020. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp/item/3603/show/3594.

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Title Correspondence between His Majesty's government and the Soviet government
Alternative Title Parliament. Papers by command. Cmd. 1874.
Series Title Russia, no. 1 (1923)
Contributor (LCNAF)
  • Great Britain. Foreign Office
  • Institut des langues orientales (Russia)
Publisher H.M. Stationary Office
Place of Creation (TGN)
  • London, England
Date 1923
Subject.Name (Local)
  • Davison, Charles Frederick
Genre (AAT)
  • pamphlets
Language English
Type (DCMI)
  • Text
Original Item Extent 12 pages; 25 cm
Original Item Location JX638.R9 1920
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b8302910~S5
Original Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection Socialist and Communist Pamphlets
Digital Collection URL http://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/scpamp
Repository Special Collections, University of Houston Libraries
Repository URL http://libraries.uh.edu/branches/special-collections
Use and Reproduction Public Domain: This item is in the public domain and may be used freely.
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Title Image 4
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Transcript No. 2. M. Chicherin to Earl Curzon of Kedleston. December 25. General Leslie, follows :— [By Wireless.] Moscow, December 26, 1920. Answering your No. 105 sent through Consul- Repetition of our message of 3rd November Following is report on case of Charles Davison :— " Davison is a victim of Paul Dukes's provocative activities, no- was arrested in connection with notorious fuel scandal of Benislavsky and Sorgenfrey, two large fuel contractors in Petrograd, who conspired to leave Petrograd institutions without fuel and filled their own pockets with immense sums received in advance against fuel supplies which either did not exist or did not belong to them. Nature of these machinations was following : Contracts were made for delivery of large amounts of fuel to several Soviet institutions (Tramway Administration's Housing Department, City Economic Council, Petrograd Central Co-operative Organisation. &c.}» Contracts usually involved payment of advance from 30 to 50 per cent. Thereafter, incorrect or forged certificates of delivery were presented to bank, where advances or loans were granted against them. Benislavsky on one occasion managed to get double loans against the same document from different departments of People's Bank. This was done by means of bribing employees concerned. Among such intermediaries were several White Guard officers. Benislavsky succeeded to transfer abroad part of immense sums he got and himself tried on several occasions to get abroad. Another part of stuns was handed, through Barclay and Gibson, for use by counterrevolutionary organisations of British espionage headed by Paul Dukes. Sorgenfrey was Benislavsky's wife and his intellectual and physical accomplice. "Close connection of Charles Davison with Benislavsky's and Sorgenfrey's case appears from evidence of Benislavsky, Sorgenfrey. and many others and his own testimony. Death sentence was pronounced on Davison on 15th January. 1920, at session of Presidium of Extraordinary Commission of Petrograd in presence of five juridically competent members. It was fully authoritative act by lawful tribunal in accordance with regulations issued on 2nd November, 1918, for Extraordinary Commissions and with decree of All-Russian Central Executive Committee of 22nd June. 1919. articles 2, 4, and 6. " The carrying out of supreme penalty on Davison during night of 16th January did not conflict with the decree of All-Russian Central Executive Committee regarding abolition of death penalty, as decree was not promulgated until 22nd January. "Refusal to give information about substance of Davison's case to his wife was fully correct, inasmuch as case had a definite counter-