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TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Hague, Netherlands; 10 Nov 1862.
Date10 November 1862
Extent6 ff
Content DescriptionComments that he hopes that he will enjoy his posting to Berlin; states that the job in Berlin may change if Bismarck should take a more decided line in foreign policy; discusses his housing arrangements and wishes his own house in Berlin had been as good; comments on the Queen's instruction that mourning must continue to be worn and mentions that he has discussed the matter with Cowley while in Paris; states that he is sure he will like the King and Queen of Prussia and that he will find the Prince and Princess very civil; informs him that his Prussian colleague from Copenhagen, Werther, is in Vienna; states that Loftus is looking forward to a 'quiet life' in Munich; Lady Bloomfield sends her regards.
Termappointments, diplomatic, Berlin
politics, Prussian, foreign policy
foreign policy, Prussian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA6062Wellesley; Henry R.C. (1804-1884); 1st Earl Cowley1804-1884
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA6499Wilhelm II (1859-1941); German Emperor; ( reigned 1888-1918)1859-1941
NA6217Victoria Adelaide Mary Louise (1840-1901); Empress of Germany; styled 'Princess Royal' until 1858; dau. of Queen Victoria; m. Frederick III Emperor of Germany 18581840-1901
NA6500Werther; Karl A.P. (1809-1894); Herr; diplomat1809-1894
NA6208Loftus; Augustus W.F.S. (1817-1904); Lord; diplomat1817-1904
NA6139Bloomfield; Georgiana (1822-1905); Baroness; wife of 2nd Baron Bloomfield1822-1905
NA6238Augusta (1811-1890); German Empress; (wife of Wilhelm I)1811-1890
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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