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TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], St Petersburg, Russia, to Sir A. Buchanan; 6 Apr 1863.
Date6 April 1863
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionApologises for writing fewer private letters and relying upon despatches; hopes he is not scandalized by his indifference to the Polish cause; had always considered the Poles 'Papists and henchmen'; support for them is so very great in England that he fears an onslaught against Russia; has seen George Hamilton Seymour.
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6138Seymour; George H. (1797-1880); Sir; diplomat and envoy; and secretary to Castlereagh 18221797-1880
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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