Nobody handed out today – the lady of the house told us to seat ourselves and all the ladies were together by her and all the gentlemen by him. The ladies were provincial and all together there was a considerable falling off in style from Kazan, to say nothing of Moscow. She from Moscow, nobody knew old Princess Ouroussoff till Princess R[adzivill]‘s going to court, which brought them all into notice. The old Prince bit very bright nor he nor his wife had any fortune.

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