Document ReferenceBu 11/6
TitleLetter from Lord John Russell [later, 1st Earl Russell], Windsor Castle, Berkshire, to Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 29 Nov 1860.
Date29 November 1860
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExplains that it was not without careful consideration that he had decided to recommend to the Queen that he [Buchanan] be sent to The Hague; had considered sending him to St Petersburg, but had been told that a peer would 'be preferred.'
Termappointments, diplomatic, Hague
appointments, diplomatic, St Petersburg

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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