Document ReferenceBu 16/132
TitleLetter from Sir A. Paget, Copenhagen, Denmark, to Sir A. Buchanan; 26 May 1864.
Date26 May 1864
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionComments that the proposals for peace have been disappointing in Denmark; has sent him an account of his conversation with Monrad; informs him that the King is very upset, but it would appear the proposals regarding Schleswig-Holstein will be accepted; had attempted to arouse support for Denmark while he was in England; Lord Palmerston and Russell seem prepared to help but the 'peace party had carried the day'; had been informed that the Queen [Victoria] favoured Germany [Prussia], but had found that was not the case; expected the return of Lady Paget and his children; wished that Lord Russell had allowed him to stay in England; was getting his cottage at Vedbek on the Sound ready for summer.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6570Monrad; Ditlev G. (1811-1887); -; Danish statesman1811-1887
NA6150Christian IX (1818-1906 ); King of Denmark; (succeeded 1863)1818-1906
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA6635Paget; Walburga E.H. (-1929); Lady Paget; née Countess de Hohenthal-1929
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA6246Paget; Augustus B. (1823-1896); Sir; diplomat1823-1896
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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