Document ReferenceBu 51/77
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, Vienna, Austria, to 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 10 Oct 1873.
Date10 October 1873
Content DescriptionInforms him he was entertaining the Queen of Holland and states he had visited her in The Hague on several occasions since his departure from that post; reports that he expected Princess Mary and her children and the Duke of Edinburgh [later of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha], who were all coming to see the exhibition; reports the Emperor of Germany was due to visit Vienna that month and that he [Buchanan] would then be free to join Andrassy in Budapest; reports that Esterhazy was due to call to pay his respects to the Queen of Holland; lists other recent visitors including Charles Villiers [the M.P.] who had returned to deal with his interests in Wolverhampton, the Duchess of Manchester and her daughter, the Duchess of Hamilton.

Reports that he had read Longworth's despatch concerning Serbia and that the Austrian reception of Prince Milan had been criticised at Constantinople.
Termexhibitions, Vienna International Exhibition 1873
royalty, visits
politics, Serbian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6272Alfred (1844-1900); Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Edinburgh; (2nd son of Queen Victoria)1844-1900
NA6432Sophie (1818-1877); Queen of the Netherlands; ( wife of Willem III)1818-1877
NA2450Villiers; Charles P. (1802-1898); Mr; M.P. president of poor law board 1859-661802-1898
NA7017Esterhazy; Maurice (1807-1890); Count; Hungarian statesman1807-1890
NA7201Cavendish; Louisa F. (1832-1911); Duchess of Devonshire; née von Alten; wife of 8th Duke of Devonshire; previously wife of 7th Duke of Manchester1832-1911
NA7628Hamilton; Mary L. Douglas- (1854-1934); Duchess of Hamilton; née Montagu daughter of 7th Duke of Manchester later wife of Robert Carnaby Forster1854-1934
NA7586Longworth; John A. (-1875); Mr; diplomat-1875
NA7183Milan I (1854-1901); King of Serbia; ( succeeded as Prince of Serbia 1868; proclaimed King 1882; abdicated 1889)1854-1901
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
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