Document ReferenceBu 15/44
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 9 Dec 1863.
Date9 December 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComplains about problems with the messenger service; states that they are moving into a 'new phase in the affairs of Denmark'; remarks on the 'sly way' Bismarck had despatched Irminger [the Danish Officer sent to Berlin and Vienna to announce the accession of King Christian] to Vienna; informs him of the manner used by Rechberg in dealing with Irminger [who was not received by the Emperor]; discusses Denmark with reference to the proposals made by Gorchakov and to the attitude of the great powers.
Termcommunications, messengers
military campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6568Irminger; - von (fl 1863); Admiral; Danish Officerfl 1863
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
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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