Document ReferenceBu 15/67
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 27 Apr 1864.
Date27 April 1864
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he is sorry that he [Buchanan] had been unwell; is glad to learn that Napier has got [the order of] the Thistle; returns with thanks his despatches; states that Rechberg was keeping his thoughts to himself and would only say that he and Bismarck were agreed on their policy to Denmark; did not think that Prussia would be happy with anything less than a personal union for the Duchies [with Denmark] and a separate administration; Rechberg maintained his opposition to the Augustenburg claim; informs him that Rechberg was unhappy at the ill feeling which existed between Prussia and England and of the bitterness expressed by Bismarck in the press; comments on the 'mess' the government have made of the Garibaldi visit.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4
honours and decorations, Order of the Thistle

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6278Garibaldi; Giuseppe (1807-1882); General1807-1882
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6540Rechberg; Johann B. (1806-1899); Count; Austrian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister1806-1899
NA6390Napier; Francis (1819-1898); 10th Baron Napier; succeeded 1834 also Baron Ettrick from 1872 diplomat1819-1898
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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