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TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria to Sir A. Buchanan; 29 Apr 1863.
Date29 April 1863
Extent6 ff
Content DescriptionComments that he is pleased to have seen Jocelyn; has very little correspondence from the Foreign Office; Rechberg is waiting for a reply from Russia; Prussia seems intent on dragging Austria from the path she meant to follow; Rechberg is annoyed with the circular from France; fears that France intends to cause division and upset the balance of power; thanks him for his despatch and for Napier's letter; Langiewicz [The Polish Dictator] had been trying to escape from Tischnowitz near Brünn; discusses the course of the Polish Rebellion; has been visited by Alexander Stroganov; he thinks the involvement of Russia is foolish and the Russian empire is troubled in many areas.

Believes that the attitude of Sweden makes the Austrian Government feel that a Baltic expedition is not planned in Paris; Rechberg assumes Napoléon was engaged in another disturbing project; discusses Victor Emmanuel and the establishment of the Italian frontiers including the disputed areas of Tyrol, Trieste and Dalmatia; discusses religion and society in Vienna.
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
foreign policy, British

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6552Joceyln; - (fl 1863-1877); Mr; diplomatfl 1863-1877
NA6540Rechberg; Johann B. (1806-1899); Count; Austrian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister1806-1899
NA6390Napier; Francis (1819-1898); 10th Baron Napier; succeeded 1834 also Baron Ettrick from 1872 diplomat1819-1898
NA6553Langiewicz; Marian (1827-1887); -; Polish dictator1827-1887
NA6554Stroganov; Alexander G. (1795-1891); Count; Russian Minister for Home Affairs1795-1891
NA6280Vittorio Emanuele II (1820-1878); King of Italy; ( King of Sardinia from 1849 King of Italy from 1861)1820-1878
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL2731/Tischnowitz/Moravia/Central Europe
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