When comparing the text of the manuscript with the printed editions of the middle of the 19th century, it turned out that the manuscript of the memoirs was based on the editions of 1863, printed in Moscow and London-Brussels.
There is no direct date of writing the manuscript. It can be assumed that it was rewritten between 1860 and 1863. Volume: 112 sheets.
The manuscript of the memoirs entered the library in 1925 as part of the collection of V. I. Komarnitsky in the amount of 65 handwritten books.
The memoirs of Alexei Petrovich Yermolov (1777–1861) were repeatedly published in the 19th century.