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TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 23 Mar 1864.
Date23 March 1864
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionReports Rechberg's attitude to the Schleswig-Holstein dispute; states that he does not seek military glory and would have accepted the proposals sent from Berlin and London; he is willing to accept Lord Russell's plan but if Denmark will not negotiate the war will continue; assumes Rechberg will be discussing the situation with Bismarck; states that Bernstorff had acted foolishly in refusing to drink the health of the King of Denmark; Rechberg was happy with 'the new Emperor of Mexico' [Maximilian]; reports that representatives from Mexico were in Austria and were due to visit the Queen of Spain in Valencia; states that the trouble that had been expected in Hungary had failed to materialise, but there were still problems in Galicia.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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
NA6199Bernstorff; Albrecht (1809-1873); Count1809-1873
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA6515Maximilian I (1832-1867); Emperor of Mexico; ( succeeded 1864)1832-1867
NA6259Isabella II (1830-1904); Queen of Spain; ( reigned 1833-1868)1830-1904
NA6150Christian IX (1818-1906 ); King of Denmark; (succeeded 1863)1818-1906
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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