Document ReferenceBu 15/56
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 17 Feb 1864.
Date17 February 1864
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates that the German/Danish conflict is growing more complicated; notes the effect of Danish public opinion; reports that Rechberg had told him that if Denmark persisted in capturing ships, Austria would retaliate; encloses a newspaper [not present] containing an article on the Austrian/Prussian alliance; refers to the guarantees of 1720 [on the position of Schleswig-Holstein]; Lady Bloomfield has arrived from Paris; speculates on Prussian involvement in the Schleswig-Holstein dispute and on the Prussian position should Bismarck cease to govern; comments on the cost of the Crimean War and the errors made during the Indian Rebellion.
Termmutinies, Indian Mutiny 1857-8
Indian affairs, Indian Mutiny 1857-8
military campaigns, Crimean War 1853-6
civil disorder, insurrections
military campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4
public opinion, Danish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6540Rechberg; Johann B. (1806-1899); Count; Austrian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister1806-1899
NA6139Bloomfield; Georgiana (1822-1905); Baroness; wife of 2nd Baron Bloomfield1822-1905
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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