Document ReferenceBu 16/128
TitleLetter from E. Lytton [later 1st Earl of Lytton], Copenhagen, Denmark, to Sir A. Buchanan, Berlin, Prussia; 27 Apr 1864.
Date27 April 1864
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports on letter from Paget following an interview with Lord Russell and Lord Palmerston; he reports that the Germans would only be allowed to 'go so far', but wondered how far that would be; mentions the idea of personal union [for Schleswig-Holstein] and claims that Augustenburg would be favourite; if the duchies could choose between union with Denmark or Prussia, they would choose the former; Hamburg, as a free town, would not like to be caught up in conflict between Denmark and Prussia; France had agreed to support England at a conference as a result of Lord Clarendon's mission; encloses a remedy for rheumatic gout which he acquired in Venice.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4
medical conditions, rheumatic gout

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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
NA6565Friedrich VIII (1829-1880 ); Duke of Schleswig-Holstein; ( Duke Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg)1829-1880
NA6246Paget; Augustus B. (1823-1896); Sir; diplomat1823-1896
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6544Lytton; E. Robert Bulwer (1831-1891); 1st Earl of Lytton; diplomat and poet; 2nd Baron Lytton cr. earl 18801831-1891
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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