Document ReferenceBu 15/71
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 25 May 1864.
Date25 May 1864
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the French proposal for peace in the Schleswig-Holstein dispute; states that he has informed Lord Russell that Rechberg considered that progress was being made; the points at issue are the position of the Danish monarchy and the Augustenburg claim; hopes that his official dinner [to mark the Queen's birthday] had gone well; Lady Bloomfield has been away for a short break.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4
entertainments, dinners

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6540Rechberg; Johann B. (1806-1899); Count; Austrian Prime Minister and Foreign Minister1806-1899
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA6139Bloomfield; Georgiana (1822-1905); Baroness; wife of 2nd Baron Bloomfield1822-1905
NA6565Friedrich VIII (1829-1880 ); Duke of Schleswig-Holstein; ( Duke Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg)1829-1880
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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