(1851 - 1895) known in the 19th century London revolutionary circles as Sergius Stepniak - Ukrainian revolutionary mainly known for assassinating General Nikolai Mezentsov, the chief of Russia's Gendarme corps and the head of the country's secret police
I am finishing the additional chapters of my Homeland and according to what was promised at our last interview, should be glad to enter in definitive negociations as to its publication. I have moreover a new proposition to meane You from the part of a friend of mine who has written a book on Russia which i think might be very welcome to the english public. I should be glad to meet You in Your office /
one of the days of the week.
Yours very truly - S. Stepniak"
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