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TitleLetters from various correspondents to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia and then Vienna, Austria; 1870-1.
Extent1 volume
Content DescriptionLetters received by Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, and from 16 Oct 1871, in Vienna, Austria; the letters relate to the Franco-Prussian War and the siege of Paris; other issues covered are the Central Asian question and the rebellion of Y kub Khan against his father, the Ameer of Afghanistan; other letters of interest relate to the Russian repudiation of the Treaty of 1856 which forbade Russia from having a naval presence in the Black Sea following her defeat in the Crimean War; other letters are routine and contain information of personal and family interest.
Termmilitary campaigns, Franco-Prussian War 1870-1
military campaigns, siege of Paris
Central Asian affairs, 'Central Asian Question'
military campaigns, Crimean War 1853-6
treaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
civil disorder, Yàkub Khan Rebellion
navies, Russian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6970Yàkub Khan (-1923 ); Ameer of Afghanistan; ( son of Shir Ali rebelled against his father in 1870 deported to India 1879)-1923
NA6899Shir Ali (1809-1879 ); Ameer of Afghanistan; (reigns from 1863)1809-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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