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TitleLetter from R. Elliot, Smyrna, Turkey, to A. Buchanan, Corfu; 3 July 1828.
Date3 July 1828
Extent2 ff
LevelPiece
Content DescriptionInforms him there was no confirmation that the Russians had crossed the Danube except at Tultzin [Tulcea] but that they were building a bridge at Silistra; reports from Black estimated the number of Russian troops in Wallachia as 100,000 with 15,000 being employed against Ibrail [Braila]; Turkish forces had increased but Black claimed many were forced into service causing discontent; informs him that leading Turks were willing to fight Russia provided England and France remained neutral; reports an earth tremor in Smyrna; states he had heard nothing of [Stratford] Canning's movements.
Termarmies, Russian
earthquakes, Turkey 1828
military campaigns, Russo-Ottoman War 1828-9
military campaigns, conscription
military campaigns, troop movements
military campaigns, troop numbers
military campaigns, neutrality

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA5999Black; - (fl 1828); Mrfl 1828
NA5991Canning; Stratford (1786-1880); 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe1786-1880
NA5990Elliot; Robert Liston (fl 1828-1832); Mr; diplomatfl 1828-1832
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
Places
CodeSet
PL1822/Wallachia/Central Europe
PL1825/Braila/Central Europe
PL139/England
PL1836/Bulgaria
PL290/France
PL1831/Dobrudja/Balkans
PL1839/Silistra/Balkans
PL1829/Tulcea/Balkans
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