Document ReferenceBu 15/11
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan; 4 Mar 1863.
Date4 March 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he has no news of importance; understands that Rechberg has heard nothing from either London or Paris regarding the situation in Poland; has heard atrocious reports of the behaviour of the Russian army; there is fear in Vienna that Galicia would join in the struggle; the details of the Convention [on Poland] are not known and it seems they will not be ratified; Rechberg is angered by Bismarck and the Prussian/Russian attitude to Poland; suggests Bismarck acted out of 'sheer wickedness'; discusses the nature of alliances between the great powers over the Polish question and Bismarck's attempt to manipulate them.
Termarmies, Russian
civil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6540Rechberg; Johann B. (1806-1899); Count; Austrian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister1806-1899
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL2703/Galicia/Eastern Europe
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