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TitleLetter from R. Elliot, Smyrna, Turkey, to A. Buchanan, Corfu; 19 July 1828.
Date19 July 1828
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he had informed Stratford Canning of his refusal of an invitation to relate views of the Turks to the English Government; informs him the Turks were suppressing news of Russian troop movements since the Emperor's headquarters were established at Babadagh; states that Ibrail [Brailal seemed certain to fall; informs him that Lady Staines and Commodore and Mrs Copeland were at the coast and comments on the heat in Smyrna; sends his regards to Cartwright.
Termarmies, Russian
military campaigns, troop movements
censorship, Turkish
military campaigns, intelligence
military campaigns, Russo-Ottoman War 1828-9
climate, Turkish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA5991Canning; Stratford (1786-1880); 1st Viscount Stratford de Redcliffe1786-1880
NA6000Nicholas I (1796-1855); Tsar of Russia; ( succeeded 1825)1796-1855
NA6005Cartwright; John (fl 1828-1832); Mr; diplomatfl 1828-1832
NA6007Staines; Sarah (fl 1828); Lady Staines; née Bargrave wife of Sir Thomasfl 1828
NA6008Copeland; - (fl 1828); Commodorefl 1828
NA6008Copeland; - (fl 1828); Commodorefl 1828
NA5990Elliot; Robert Liston (fl 1828-1832); Mr; diplomatfl 1828-1832
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL1825/Braila/Central Europe
PL1842/Babadag/Central Europe
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