Document ReferenceBu 15/61
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 20 Apr 1864.
Date20 April 1864
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he is sorry to hear he had been unwell and asks if he had tried homeopathic medicine; discusses European politics and states that in his opinion, Bismarck is becoming increasingly dictatorial; informs him that he had discussed Bismarck with Rechberg, who felt that if Britain and France were not prepared to go to war over Denmark, Prussia would gain in strength; informs him of a prisoner in Padua calling himself Robert Newton, who has been robbing innkeepers all over Europe; states that he is thought to be a Dublin barrister.
Termmedical treatments, homeopathic
crimes, theft

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6574Newton; Robert (fl 1864); Mr; criminal may be an aliasfl 1864
NA6540Rechberg; Johann B. (1806-1899); Count; Austrian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister1806-1899
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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