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TitleLetter from R. Elliot, Smyrna, Turkey, to A. Buchanan; 13 Apr 1828.
Date13 April 1828
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him he had been unaware of the Russian declaration of war; relays information from Black in Odessa regarding movements of the Emperor and the military; the Russian Government had taken 40 merchant vessels which might be used for supplying the army in Georgia; reports that Serasher Pasha and all available troops had been ordered from Constantinople to the Danube; comments on the disgrace of the Prussian Baron Miltitz.
Termarmies, Russian
military campaigns, troop movements
military campaigns, Russo-Ottoman War 1828-9
military campaigns, supplies
transport, shipping

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA5999Black; - (fl 1828); Mrfl 1828
NA6000Nicholas I (1796-1855); Tsar of Russia; ( succeeded 1825)1796-1855
NA6001Serasher Pasha; - (fl 1828); Turkish officerfl 1828
NA6002Miltitz; - (fl 1828); Baron; Prussianfl 1828
NA5990Elliot; Robert Liston (fl 1828-1832); Mr; diplomatfl 1828-1832
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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