The rest of his life was spent in an easy captivity at Kaluga, St Petersburg; and Kiev.
He was present at the engagements of Larga and Kaluga, and at the storming of Silistria.
Some of the poorer sorts of furs, such as hamster, marmot, Chinese goats and lambs, Tatar ponies, weasels, kaluga, various monkeys, antelopes, foxes, otters, jackals and others from the warmer zones, which until recently were neglected on account of their inferior quality of colour, by the better class of the trade, are now being deftly dressed or dyed in Europe and America, and good effects are produced, although the lack of quality when compared with the better furs from colder climates which possess full top hair, close underwool and supple leathers, is readily manifest.
5 Kaluga.-See Souslik, below.
It is known as kaluga when imported in ready-made linings from Russia where the skins are dressed and worked in an inferior way.