Document ReferenceBu 15/66
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 13 Apr 1864.
Date13 April 1864
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates that Bismarck and the Austrian government were angry with the publication of the latest Blue Book; comments on the problems caused by the British practice of publishing parliamentary papers and blames Lord Palmerston for the appearance of Blue Books; reports that he had returned the messenger to London, but that he had little information; states that Maximilian had left few friends behind him and hoped he would do better in Mexico; discusses European politics, stating that the war in Denmark seems likely to continue; Bismarck has sent an envoy to London.
Termpolitics, British, Blue Books
military campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA6515Maximilian I (1832-1867); Emperor of Mexico; ( succeeded 1864)1832-1867
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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