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TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 14 Oct 1863.
Date14 October 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he is unaware what influences had been at work since Lord Russell's return [to England]; discusses the attitude of the European powers to Poland; speculates that there may be war in the spring; comments on the opinion in Austria that no Prussian Parliament will turn out Bismarck and that if necessary, Bismarck will attempt to govern without one; discusses constitutional reform by the German states and the relative strengths of Austria and Prussia with reference to Bismarck and Rechberg; suggests that Bismarck will be prepared to take full advantage should there be a European war, for whatever reason and that it is a pity that a man of Bismarck's talents should behave as he does.

Refers to Denmark and to the attitudes of Werther and Lord Russell to reform [in Schleswig-Holstein]; reports that Galicia is in a state of turmoil; Lady Bloomfield is due to return to England; Mr Hamilton, the newly elected Member [of Parliament] for Dublin County had dined with him.
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863

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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
NA6500Werther; Karl A.P. (1809-1894); Herr; diplomat1809-1894
NA6139Bloomfield; Georgiana (1822-1905); Baroness; wife of 2nd Baron Bloomfield1822-1905
NA6563Hamilton; Ion T. (1839-1898); 1st Baron Holm Patrick; M.P.1839-1898
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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