Document ReferenceBu 15/26
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Weidlingau, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 1 Jun 1863.
Date1 June 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he has just seen the eclipse; has read the despatches on Denmark to Rechberg, who has had similar reports from Berlin; Werther has told him his government has replied to London; Rechberg declares the matter to be with the Diet; the Austrian Government will not comment on naval affairs, which they prefer to leave to maritime powers; Rechberg is unwell; he does not like the idea of England proposing an armistice to Russia and thought England has shifted her ground to an 'attitude of war'; the Austrian Government is annoyed at the presence of [Tim or Jim] at Bucharest.

Discusses difference with Austria over Poland, Italy and the governing of Galicia; is sorry to learn that Polnow has been stealing; has had a few minor incidents when he was in his service [during Bloomfield's time in Berlin]; notes that Lord A. Loftus has asked for a treatise on Germany.
Termastronomy, eclipse
occupations and professions, servant
crimes, theft
civil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6540Rechberg; Johann B. (1806-1899); Count; Austrian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister1806-1899
NA6208Loftus; Augustus W.F.S. (1817-1904); Lord; diplomat1817-1904
NA6500Werther; Karl A.P. (1809-1894); Herr; diplomat1809-1894
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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