ROMANOV FAMILY: ON THIS DATE IN THEIR OWN WORDS. MARIA ROMANOV. 9 FEBRUARY, 1916.
From the 1916 diary of Maria Romanov:
9 February. Had lessons in the morning. Breakfast 4 with Papa, and Mama on the couch. Had a lesson in the afternoon. Went 4 to the Grand Palace. Rode in the troika 4 with Isa. Had tea 4 with Mama and Anya. Had a music [lesson]. Went to Zhylik’s concert at the gymnasium. Had dinner 4 with Papa, and Mama on the couch. Anya was here. Pasted in the album with Papa.