This publication oﬀers a previously unknown memoranda by representative of the diocesan assembly of deputies of the clergy and laity of the Tomsk diocese A. P. Uspensky, addressed to the Council of Ministers of the Provisional Siberian government in July 1918. A.P. Uspensky solicited for formation of the Ministry of confessions in the Provisional Siberian government. Memoranda are initiative documents to the Statute on the Chief Administration of religious denominations adopted by the Council of Ministers of the Russian government on December 27, 1918.
free text keywords: Russian Civil war, the Provisional Siberian government, Chief Administration of religious denominations, Alexander Petrovich Uspensky, freedom of conscience, separation of Church and state., lcsh:History of Russia. Soviet Union. Former Soviet Republics, lcsh:DK1-4735, lcsh:History and principles of religions, lcsh:BL660-2680