one page, folio, mounted, framed and glazed. CATHERINE SENDS FUNDS TO POTEMKIN TO DEVELOP THE BLACK SEA BASE AT KHERSON ON THE EVE OF THE SECOND RUSSO-TURKISH WAR." /> CATHERINE II (1729-1796), <I>Empress of Russia</I> ["Catherine the Great"]. Letter signed ('Ekaterina'), to 'Prince Grigorii Aleksandrovich' [Potemkin (1739-1791)], Field Marshal, Grand Admiral, and Governor-General of Russia's southern provinces, Tsarskoe Selo, 4 July 1786, in Russian, sending him 15,000 rubbles towards the development of the port at Kherson, <I>one page, folio</I>, mounted, framed and glazed. CATHERINE SENDS FUNDS TO POTEMKIN TO DEVELOP THE BLACK SEA BASE AT KHERSON ON THE EVE OF THE SECOND RUSSO-TURKISH WAR. | Christie's