Document ReferenceBu 15/30
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan; 24 June 1863.
Date24 June 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the St Petersburg despatches have been published; has seen Rechberg very briefly; discusses the Polish question; France is attempting to force the issue with Russia; Rechberg is not to accompany the Emperor to Karlsbad; speculates on the outcome of the Emperor's meeting with the King of Prussia; is glad Paget has been rewarded for his work on Greek affairs; Lord Russell appreciates his efforts; Paget will have further problems with Denmark; comments on the weather in Berlin and Vienna; asks him to visit in the autumn with Lady Buchanan before Lady Bloomfield leaves for England.

Informs him that there is a rumour of Clarendon's return to the Foreign Office; Rechberg does not believe it, but Lord Palmerston and Russell may feel differently; comments on rumours about the Cramptons in Madrid; asks when he will leave Berlin, stating the advantage of the place to be 'the shortness of the journey home.'
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
climate, Prussian
climate, Austrian
politics, British

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6139Bloomfield; Georgiana (1822-1905); Baroness; wife of 2nd Baron Bloomfield1822-1905
NA6206Crampton; John Fiennes Twisleton (1805-1886); 2nd Baronet; succ. 1858; British Diplomatic Service1805-1886
NA6540Rechberg; Johann B. (1806-1899); Count; Austrian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister1806-1899
NA6421Franz Joseph I (1830-1916); Emperor of Austria; ( succeeded 1848)1830-1916
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL2306/Carlsbad/Bohemia/Central Europe
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