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TitleLetter from E. Hammond [later 1st Baron Hammond], Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 24 Dec 1862.
Date24 December 1862
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he must take up the issue of his house in The Hague with Layard; in regard to his other question, he should keep quiet until he hears from Lord Cowley who is in communication with Drouyn; informs him that the Queen expects him to 'give way' to her brother in law, the Prince of Coburg and that if the other ambassadors refuse he is to be absent due to 'ill health'; states that Bismarck will risk everything to maintain his position.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6491Drouyn de l'Huys; Edouard (1805-); Monsieur; diplomat and statesman French Foreign Minister from 18521805-
NA6062Wellesley; Henry R.C. (1804-1884); 1st Earl Cowley1804-1884
NA6449Layard; Austen H. (1817-1894); Sir; diplomat and politician1817-1894
NA6492Ernst II (1818-1893); Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha1818-1893
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6023Hammond; Edmund (1802-1890); 1st Baron Hammond1802-1890
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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