Document ReferenceBu 19/95
TitleLetter from J. Savile [later 1st Baron Savile], 39 Eaton Place, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 1 Aug 1866.
Date1 August 1866
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him he had dined with Lady Buchanan at Mrs Rashleigh's house; Lord and Lady Seafield and William Stuart were also present; states that he had advised Stuart to visit St Petersburg to view accommodation and informs him he had recommended his former residence; states he had dined with Lord Derby, Stanley, Disraeli and other members of the cabinet at Lord Cadogan's; comments on relations between Austria and Prussia and on Austrian defence of Saxony; states that Sir F. Bruce is to leave Washington and the profession and that this would create a chance for Malet or Wyke; states Paget hopes to get Vienna should Bloomfield leave.
Termappointments, diplomatic, Washington DC
entertainments, dinners

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6741Rashleigh; Catherine (-1872); Mrs; sister of Lady Buchanan-1872
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6402Grant; John C. Ogilvie (1815-1881); 7th Earl of Seafield1815-1881
NA6401Grant; Caroline Ogilvie (-1911); Countess of Seafield; née Stuart daughter of 11th Lord Blantyre; wife of 7th Earl of Seafield-1911
NA6234Stuart; William (1824-1896); Sir; diplomat1824-1896
NA6707Cadogan; Henry C. (1812-1873); 4th Earl Cadogan1812-1873
NA314Disraeli; Benjamin (1804-1881); 1st Earl of Beaconsfield; statesman; created Earl of Beaconsfield 18761804-1881
NA6073Stanley; Edward G. Smith- (1799-1869); 14th Earl of Derby; statesman1799-1869
NA144Stanley; Edward H. (1826-1893); 15th Earl of Derby; statesman1826-1893
NA6617Malet; Alexander (1800-1886); 2nd Baronet; diplomat1800-1886
NA6386Wyke; Charles L. (1815-1897); Sir; diplomat1815-1897
NA6246Paget; Augustus B. (1823-1896); Sir; diplomat1823-1896
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA6253Savile; John (1818-1896); 1st Baron Savile; diplomat cr. baron 1888; eldest natural son of 8th Earl of Scarbrough1818-1896
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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