Document ReferenceBu 16/113
TitleLetter from Sir A. Paget, Copenhagen, Denmark, to Sir A. Buchanan; 25 Jan 1864.
Date25 January 1864
Content DescriptionStates that it is for him [Buchanan] and Bloomfield to persuade Austria and Prussia to reach a reasonable settlement; the only obstacle remaining was the 1852 settlement; suggests that if the proposal was not accepted that armed assistance should be sent to Denmark; speculates on the number of troops the Danes could muster in the event of war, and possible Swedish help; considered the conduct of Morier and Ward in giving Grosvenor's letters to Reventlow and Sawrer [sic] treacherous; the Danes had purchased a large iron-clad frigate from Glasgow.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4
armies, Danish
maritime vessels, frigates, Danish ironclad

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA6501Morier; Robert B.D. (1826-1893); Sir; diplomat1826-1893
NA6516Ward; John (1805-1890); Mr; diplomat Denmark organised enquiry into Schleswig-Holstein question1805-1890
NA2677Grosvenor; Hugh L. (1825-1899); 1st Duke of Westminster; M.P.1825-1899
NA6643Reventlow; - (fl 1864); -fl 1864
NA6246Paget; Augustus B. (1823-1896); Sir; diplomat1823-1896
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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