Document ReferenceBu 15/22
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan; 6 May 1863.
Date6 May 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments on the silence of the Foreign Office; notes the publication of the Blue Book, which is not pleasing to the British public; France is shown in the role of mediator between Poland and Russia; Bismarck will be unhappy to see his comments in print; Rechberg is unhappy with the publication of Lord Russell's despatches; is sorry to hear he has been unwell; hopes that Princess Royal (Victoria) has enjoyed her visit to Potsdam; was due to visit Villiggiatura; refers to celebrations for the Queen's [Victoria] birthday; Buchanan will dine with the King; hopes Charles Murray is well; has not seen Rechberg, who had been summoned by the Emperor when they last met; discusses the Polish crisis and the Emperor Francis Joseph's reaction to proposals about to be put forward.
Termpolitics, British, Blue Books
civil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
entertainments, dinners

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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
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA6035Murray; Charles A. (1806-1895); Sir; diplomat1806-1895
NA6421Franz Joseph I (1830-1916); Emperor of Austria; ( succeeded 1848)1830-1916
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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