Document ReferenceBu 14/56
TitleLetter from W. Stuart, Washington, U.S.A., to Sir A. Buchanan, Hague, Netherlands; 17 Mar 1862.
Date17 March 1862
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionApologises for the delay in replying to his and Georgiana's letter; reports that the French Minister's house has been burnt down; advises him to take care with the purchase of his new house; comments on the Blue Book about America; comments on the progress of the American Civil War, stating that the outcome is impossible to predict, but that the North seems to have the advantage; makes specific reference to several places; notes that he must find Dutch politics 'tame'; enquires about Georgiana and the collapse of O'Shea's Bank; informs him that he has received a letter from Corbett who is moving to Stockholm.
Termmilitary campaigns, American Civil War 1861-5
politics, Dutch
banks and banking
politics, British, Blue Books

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6511O'Shea and Company ; bankers
NA6200Corbett; Edwin (fl 1856-1881); Mr; diplomatfl 1856-1881
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6234Stuart; William (1824-1896); Sir; diplomat1824-1896
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL2652/New Orleans/Louisiana/U.S.A.
PL2654/Hampton/South Carolina/U.S.A.
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