Document ReferenceBu 15/13
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan; 1 Apr 1863.
Date1 April 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he is unaware that the Grand Duke of Mecklenburg continues to favour Countess Hata, who has been lady in waiting to the Duchess; is not familiar with the content of Prussian despatches to Vienna; reports that Werther hopes Austria and Prussia will come to an understanding and that Rechberg has not said anything favourable about Bismarck; believes that a good relationship between the two powers will promote peace in Europe; mentions that Bismarck has reached an understanding with Belgium; has heard the [Austrian] budget for the current year shows a deficit of 11, not 65 million; war would upset things and Hungary is growing impatient; discusses events in Poland and reports in the Cologne press; mentions the possibility of an Austrian despatch to St Petersburg on the issue; asks what Hammond has to say regarding the messenger service.
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
press, Prussian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6545Augusta (1822-1916); Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; wife of Grand Duke Friedrich Wilhelm daughter of Adolphus Duke of Cambridge1822-1916
NA6547Wilhelm (1827-1879); Duke of Mecklenburg; (son of Grand Duke Paul Friedrich of Mecklenburg-Schwerin soldier)1827-1879
NA6548Hata; - (fl 1863); Countess; lady in waiting to Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg and mistress of the Grand Duke of Mecklenburgfl 1863
NA6500Werther; Karl A.P. (1809-1894); Herr; diplomat1809-1894
NA6540Rechberg; Johann B. (1806-1899); Count; Austrian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister1806-1899
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6023Hammond; Edmund (1802-1890); 1st Baron Hammond1802-1890
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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