Document ReferenceBu 15/7
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan; 4 Feb 1863.
Date4 February 1863
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the position of Austria relating to Germany; Karolyi and Rechberg continue to confide in the King [William I], hoping he will restrain his Minister [Bismarck]; discusses the relationship between Austria and Prussia and the percentage of the population and votes controlled by each at the Frankfurt assembly; refers to the dispute between Rechberg and Bismarck which has been aired in the press; is annoyed with Rechberg for accusing Prussia of 'lying'; recommends Baron Werthen who has been recalled from Constantinople; Paget is upset about his position [in Denmark, presumably about Schleswig-Holstein and the stance of the British Government]; hopes he will keep quiet as he is a young minister; Europe seems fairly settled; mentions Poland and comments that Lord Palmerston will see that things are settled.
Termpolitics, Prussian
press, Prussian
appointments, diplomatic, Copenhagen

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6289Karolyi; Mihaly (1793-1875); Count; Austrian Envoy Berlin1793-1875
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
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
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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