Otdatochnye Knigi

Otdatochnye Knigi

 

documents of the second half of the 17th century in which government agents registered the return (otdacha) of runaway peasants to their owners. They consisted of entries establishing such matters as the reason for flight and the legal basis for the search, in addition to day-by-day notes. The documents are a valuable source for the history of peasantry and serfdom in Russia.

REFERENCE

Novosel’skii, A. A. “Otdatochnye knigi beglykh, kak istochnik dlia izucheniia narodnoi kolonizatsii na Rusi v XVII v.” Tr. Moskovskogo gos. Istoriko-arkhivnogo instituta, vol. 2. Moscow, 1946.
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"Dela o krest'ianstve kak istochnik dlia izucheniia istorii zakreposhcheniia svobodnogo naseleniia na iuge Rossii v XVII veka," Arkheograficheskii ezhegodnik za 1962 (1963): 147-55; Novosel'skii, "Otdatochnye knigi beglykh, kak istochnik dlia izucheniia narodnoi kolonizatsii na Rusi v XVII veke," Trudy Moskovskogo gosudarstvennogo istoriko-arkhivnogo instituta, no.