Document ReferenceBu 16/17
TitleLetter from Lord Augustus Loftus, Munich, Bavaria, to Sir A. Buchanan; 26 May 1863.
Date26 May 1863
Extent6 ff
Content DescriptionMentions that drafts of Lowther's despatches have accidentally been sent to him [Buchanan]; asks after his health and how is getting on in Berlin; recommends he visit Harzburg for mountain air; Lady Augustus and his family are to go to Reichenhall for June and then to Baden-Baden; comments on the weather and his visit to Berchtesgaden; cannot tell him anything interesting about politics; mentions the Austrian proposal and the Zollverein [customs union]; hopes that a balance will be found between Austria and Prussia; the internal state of Prussia is deplorable and he cannot foresee the outcome of events; there was some loyalty felt for the King; the attitudes of the King to the internal affairs of Prussia and to Poland, were causing discontent; feels sure the Emperor of Russia will suppress the trouble in Poland.
Termtrade, Zollverein
civil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
travel, foreign, 1863

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