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TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], St Petersburg, Russia, to Sir A. Buchanan; 23 Feb 1863.
Date23 February 1863
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDescribes the messenger service upon which he has to rely; has not received the text of the agreement reached between Prussia and Russia on the question of the Polish frontiers; Prince Gorchakov seemed to treat the matter rather lightly; his opinion of Bismarck was that he possessed a genial frankness; the carnival had just finished; the entire Imperial family had been present.
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
communications, diplomatic
territorial disputes, Poland

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6390Napier; Francis (1819-1898); 10th Baron Napier; succeeded 1834 also Baron Ettrick from 1872 diplomat1819-1898
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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