Document ReferenceBu 13/63
TitleLetter from H. Dering, Vienna, Austria to Sir A. Buchanan, Hague, Netherlands; 21 Dec 1861.
Date21 December 1861
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionWishes him and Lady Buchanan a merry Christmas and thanks him for his kindness when they were colleagues at Madrid and asks him for their photographs; states that 'this sad death' [of Prince Albert] had affected Lord and Lady Bloomfield, especially as Lady Bloomfield had recently spent time with the Queen; is expecting the announcement of war with America; states that his family is spending the winter in Rome; reports that the Austrian budget shows a large deficit and that Hungary is under military jurisdiction; is in touch with former colleagues in Madrid, including Mr Lawrence and George Brackenbury, who have been saddened by the departure of the Prestons.
politics, Hungarian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA986Albert (1819-1861); Prince Consort; (Saxe-Coburg-Gotha; husband of Queen Victoria)1819-1861
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6139Bloomfield; Georgiana (1822-1905); Baroness; wife of 2nd Baron Bloomfield1822-1905
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA6331Brackenbury; George (1827-1895); Mr1827-1895
NA6126Preston; William (1816-1887); Mr; American diplomat soldier and congressman1816-1887
NA6466Preston; - (fl 1861-1862); Mrsfl 1861-1862
NA6433Dering; Henry N. (1839-1906); 9th Baronet; succeeded 1896; diplomat1839-1906
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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