Document ReferenceBu 15/62
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 30 Mar 1864.
Date30 March 1864
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments that he was surprised to learn that a new blue book was in production, as Hammond had informed him that there was not time to inspect the latest despatches; reports Rechberg's belief that the conferences will bring about an armistice and that he believes a personal union between the Duchies [of Schleswig-Holstein] and the Kingdom of Denmark is possible; states that Prussia was in the ascendancy and Austria was 'playing second fiddle'; refers to the Treaty of 1852 and the forthcoming conference in London at which Bernstorff [or someone of equal rank] should represent Prussia; notes that the conference may be held in Brussels instead of London; reports that Mrs Strachey's health has not improved and she was still in hospital.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6199Bernstorff; Albrecht (1809-1873); Count1809-1873
NA6023Hammond; Edmund (1802-1890); 1st Baron Hammond1802-1890
NA6540Rechberg; Johann B. (1806-1899); Count; Austrian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister1806-1899
NA6573Strachey; Charlotte (fl 1864); Lady Stracheyfl 1864
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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