Document ReferenceBu 16/116
TitleLetter from Sir A. Paget, Copenhagen, Denmark, to Sir A. Buchanan; 13 Feb 1864.
Date13 February 1864
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that the Danes are hoping for foreign assistance [in their war with Prussia]; Sweden was ready to help but would not act alone; comments that he preferred Lord Russell's speech to that of Lord Palmerston, and that Lord Grey was the only politician who saw the matter in a clear light; Lord Russell's statement was so ambiguous it could have been Bernstorff's; reports that the military commanders have permitted Augustenburg to be proclaimed; was not sure if Bismarck encouraged this; had seen from the papers that Lord Bloomfield had been shot; Quaade had shown him a letter from his [Bloomfield's] wife which he believed was to be forwarded to Lord Russell.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6199Bernstorff; Albrecht (1809-1873); Count1809-1873
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA6636Grey; Henry G. (1802-1894); 3rd Earl Grey1802-1894
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA6566Quaade; - (fl 1854-1864); -; Danish politicianfl 1854-1864
NA6565Friedrich VIII (1829-1880 ); Duke of Schleswig-Holstein; ( Duke Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg)1829-1880
NA6139Bloomfield; Georgiana (1822-1905); Baroness; wife of 2nd Baron Bloomfield1822-1905
NA6246Paget; Augustus B. (1823-1896); Sir; diplomat1823-1896
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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