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TitleLetters from miscellaneous correspondents, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 1864-6.
Content DescriptionLetters received by Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, from various correspondents, including Lord Napier and then Lord A. Loftus, in Berlin; contents relate to the internal affairs of Prussia and her relations with other German States and to the hostilities prior to the Austro-Prussian War and the subsequent peace negotiations; there are references to the positions adopted by France and Britain to the war; several letters comment upon Sir Andrew's award of the Grand Cross of the Bath [July 1866]; the volume contains references to British domestic politics, including debate on reform and to the 'cattle plague' panic; the volume contains little information relating to Russia.
Termmedical conditions, cattle disease
politics, British, reform
politics, British, domestic
military campaigns, Austro-Prussian War 1866
honours and decorations, GCB
politics, Prussian, foreign policy
foreign policy, Prussian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6390Napier; Francis (1819-1898); 10th Baron Napier; succeeded 1834 also Baron Ettrick from 1872 diplomat1819-1898
NA6208Loftus; Augustus W.F.S. (1817-1904); Lord; diplomat1817-1904
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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