Anastasia wrote this letter to a friend, Katya Zborovsky, from captivity in Tsarskoe Selo.
“23 June, 1917. A.N.
My heartfelt thanks for the charming letter, which made me so happy. We too remember everything and constantly talk about it… Each of our days is very structured, therefore they pass rather quickly. Do you remember 24 August, on the “Dnepr”[?] and 11 July?! Every day we took walks, watered our garden and usually had water fights, as it was very [illeg.] and also sprayed water on [our] brother from the pump…”