Monetary reform of 1839–1843

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PHJ No 3 (35) 2022 – B. P. Milovidov. M. M. Speransky’s note “On monetery circulation”: to the history of the text

The article is devoted to the last work of a major Russian Reformer M. M. Speransky — the report “On the money in circulation”. This document played an important role in the preparation of the monetary reform of 1839–1843. The 1839 report was the result of the reformer’s reflections on the problems of the money in circulation. The article examines the history of its creation, establishes the presence of two editions of the report, written with a difference of several days; shows the influence of E. F. Kankrin’s critical remarks on the second edition.