Document ReferenceBu 11/67
TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], Hague, Netherlands to Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 14 Dec 1860.
Date14 December 1860
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he finds that he is to leave for St Petersburg sooner than anticipated; enquires if he would like to move into his house in The Hague and gives a detailed description of it; housing in The Hague was very difficult to obtain; has built a conservatory on the larger dining room to enable him to give a ball; asks if he would like his furniture and describes the main pieces; recommends his servants; thinks that Lady Buchanan and the Queen will get along very well.
Termbuildings, embassies, Hague
entertainments, balls
occupations and professions, servant
appointments, diplomatic, Hague
appointments, diplomatic, St Petersburg

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6432Sophie (1818-1877); Queen of the Netherlands; ( wife of Willem III)1818-1877
NA6390Napier; Francis (1819-1898); 10th Baron Napier; succeeded 1834 also Baron Ettrick from 1872 diplomat1819-1898
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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