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TitleLetter from D. Cameron, Berlin, Prussia, to A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 19 May 1859.
Date19 May 1859
Content DescriptionComments on the lack of social life in Berlin; many people have moved to Potsdam; he will not be sorry to leave himself; makes disparaging remarks about his post and his colleagues; is unsure if Lord Bloomfield will be allowed to leave Berlin as Prussia is on the brink of war; wishes the Duke of C would assemble a group of politicians who understand European politics; believes the English are hated and envied but feared, and discusses their relationships with other European powers; has purchased a horse which cost £10 to transport from Edinburgh to Berlin; Grey writes to him with confidence that there will be diplomatic changes upon the death of the King of Naples; had considered visiting the Abneys; is sorry to hear of his brother in law's death.
Termtransport, costs
social life, Berlin
appointments, diplomatic, Berlin
appointments, diplomatic, Naples
animals, horses

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA6322Grey; - (fl 1859-1864); Mr; British diplomatic servicefl 1859-1864
NA6119Abney; William Wotton (1807-); Mr; brother in law of Andrew Buchanan1807-
NA6124Cameron; Donald (1835-1905); Mr; diplomat and M.P.1835-1905
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL1920/Kingdom of the Two Sicilies/Italy
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