Fedor Petrovich was employed in the Civil Service since 1766. He was a secretary of the office of the Governor General Z.G. Chernyshev (Mogilev, 1776-1782). He was a prosecutor of the Moscow provincial magistrate (1782-1783); secretary to the vice-president of the I.G. Chernyshev Admiralty Board (1785-1792), Astrakhan Роstmaster General (1795-1799), Tambov Роstmaster General (1799-1801), Moscow Роstmaster General (1801-1812), actual state councilor (1802).
Fedor Petrovich was a senator (1816). He published his works in the following magazines: "Vechernyaya zarya", "Magazin svobodnokamenshchicheskiy", "Priyatnoe i poleznoe", "Moskovskiy zhurnal" (1770-1780s). He is the author of the books: "Vladimir Velikiy" (Moscow, 1779), "Ispytanie chestnosti" (Kaluga, 1793). He published a composite book of Kirsha Danilov "Drevnie russkie stihotvoreniya" (Moscow, 1804).
Fedor Petrovich took part in amateur theatrical performances.