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Document 26 (10 April 1535) The Letter Of Agreement (Lyst Dokončalnyj) Sent By King Sigismund To Khan Sahib Giray

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This chapter presents Document 26, which comprises the letter of agreement sent by King Sigismund to Khan Sahib Giray in April 1535. In this letter, King Sigismund expresses his view on the necessity to maintain a firm and loyal brotherhood and live in just friendship with Sahib Giray Khan and Islam Giray Sultan. The letter further explains that Sahib Giray Khan should send his brothers and sons along with his troops against the Muscovian enemy, and take the towns, estates, lands, and waters that were captured from the Lithuanian Duchy by the grandfather and father of the present Muscovian enemy.

Keywords: Islam Giray Sultan; Khan Sahib Giray; King Sigismund



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