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Re:Ukrainian Cossack letter to the Turkish Sultan
« Reply #1 on: March 22, 2004, 04:11:02 PM »
That was one for the "olde harde drive" ! Now I know where all my disk space is going...

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Re:Ukrainian Cossack letter to the Turkish Sultan
« Reply #2 on: March 22, 2004, 04:16:41 PM »
[This is a riot...]

Sure is.  When did the Ukrainian Cossacks start signing their names in English?

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Re:Ukrainian Cossack letter to the Turkish Sultan
« Reply #3 on: March 22, 2004, 04:23:24 PM »
[This is a riot...]

Sure is.  When did the Ukrainian Cossacks start signing their names in English?

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Should have mentioned it's a translation  ;)
Here it is in Ukrainian... This letter was written sometime in the mid  17th century.

http://www.infoukes.com/history/cossack_letter/figure03.gif
"When you give food to the poor, they call you a saint. When you ask why the poor have no food, they call you a communist". - Archbishop Hélder Pessoa Câmara