- Yakut tells us how the ancient ships on their way to and from India tarried there during the monsoons, and he further tells us that it was twenty parasangs east of the capital. - "Southern Arabia", Theodore Bent Mabel Bent.
- A note to the copy further informs us that to this contract the Yakut Afonasii Feodoroff Winokuroff had, in place of his signature, attached his own seal, which the Yakut Alexii Zassimoff Mironoff had engraved, and that the conditions had been approved by the merchant Ivan Kolesoff, and the whole registered at the police- office of the Yakutsk circle. - "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.
- After three days' march up the river he fell in with a Yakut tribe, from whom he got a rich booty of sable and other furs. - "The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II", A.E. Nordenskieold.