Document ReferenceBu 15/24
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 20 May 1863.
Date20 May 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses furnishings of a chapel in Berlin; Lady Bloomfield had raised money for the chapel; the books came from the Colonial Society; need not give a dinner to celebrate Queen Victoria's birthday; he will dine with the King [William]; France has replied to Austria's proposals [regarding Poland]; Recherg is unwell; Lord Russell's answer is unknown; the news from Galicia is favourable to Russia; there is no independent confirmation; comments upon the situation in Berlin, would expect 'a flare up' from any other people; comments that Prussians are incalculable; Beust can solve the dispute between Prussia and Austria if he desires; understands that Gorchakov is attempting to persuade Monlibetto that Austria is anxious to come to an understanding with Russia and that he is the only obstacle to the formation of a holy alliance.

The Germans are taken up with the Danish question; Bavaria is prepared to follow the lead of Austria and Prussia.
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
buildings, chapels, Berlin

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6139Bloomfield; Georgiana (1822-1905); Baroness; wife of 2nd Baron Bloomfield1822-1905
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
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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