Document ReferenceBu 15/34
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 30 Sep 1863.
Date30 September 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComplains that it is impossible to convey to the Viennese that the Treaty [of Vienna] 1815 provided the basis for the British stand on Poland; Russia will not compromise; Lord Russell declares he is not prepared to go to war over Poland; Berg and Minavieff 'may go on with impunity'; Austria is in a difficult position, caught between Britain, Russia and the demands of the Poles; is interested to know what answer the A.D. [Archduke] will give to the Mexican deputation; discusses Mexico and the possibility of war between France and America, should the 'Yankee' beat the Confederacy; hopes there would be peace in Europe and that Prussia would act with Britain; considered Prince Couza [of Moldavia and Rumania] to be a villain; comments on the weather and the poor sanitation in Vienna; Karolyi has gone to Paris and was to see Bismarck in Berlin.
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
treaties, Treaty of Vienna 1815
military campaigns, American Civil War 1861-5

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6559Berg; Frederick de (1794-1874); General; soldier and politician1794-1874
NA6560Minavieff; - (fl 1863); -fl 1863
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA6561Cuza; Alexandru I. (1820-1873); Prince; Prince of Moldavia and Wallachia then Prince of Roumania1820-1873
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6515Maximilian I (1832-1867); Emperor of Mexico; ( succeeded 1864)1832-1867
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6289Karolyi; Mihaly (1793-1875); Count; Austrian Envoy Berlin1793-1875
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