Archimandrite Theodosius (Melnik) was the cellarer of Metropolitan Anthonii (Khrapovitskii) who was the head of the Russian Church Abroad. Archimandrite Theodosius was with his spiritual father and his teacher, Metropolitan Anthonii and shared all the sorrows that have fallen in exile. They lived in Serbia. Then Sremski Karlovci was the center of life of the Russian Orthodox Church. Archimandrite Theodosius become a witness of the important events taking place in Russian Church Abroad and the Serbian Orthodox Church. Letters written by Archimandrite Theodosius in 1933 — 1938 years are published here. The last letter was written after the death of Metropolitan Anthonii. The letters contained information about the life of Metropolitan Anthonii. In his letters, Archimandrite Theodosius assess a personality — Metropolitan Anastasii (Gribanovskii), Metropolitan Nestor (Anisimov), Archpriest Michael Polsky, Yuriy Grabbe, Peter Lopuchin. The letters describe important events in the life of the Russian Orthodox Church, for example, in 1921 Karlovci Council; ) in 1936 the reconciliation of the Russian Church Abroad with Metropolitan Evlogii (Georgievskii) and with Metropolitan Platon (Rozhdestvenskii); in 1938 the preparation of the Second Karlovci Council. All the letters are written to Archimandrite Anthonii (Sinkevich) who served in the Russian Spiritual Mission in Jerusalem. In 1951 Archimandrite Anthony became Archbishop Los Angeles and West American. These letters are kept in the archives of the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem (Moscow Patriarchate).
the Russian Church Abroad, the Serbian Orthodox Church, Karlovci Council, Second Karlovci Council, the Russian Ecclesiastical Mission in Jerusalem, Metropolitan Anthonii (Khrapovitskii), Metropolitan Evlogii (Georgievskii), Metropolitan Nestor (Anisimov)