Document ReferenceBu 16/27
TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], St Petersburg, Russia, to Sir A. Buchanan; 20 Apr 1863.
Date20 April 1863
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that the despatches refer to Poland; notes that different countries adopt differing policies; England goes by the Treaty of Vienna; France has great sympathy for Poland; Austria acts in her own interests and for peace in Galicia; the attitudes of the Emperor and his government are cooler than those of the people; believes the Russians will not panic and that England has no intention of going to war over Poland and that France would not act alone.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Vienna 1815
civil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA6390Napier; Francis (1819-1898); 10th Baron Napier; succeeded 1834 also Baron Ettrick from 1872 diplomat1819-1898
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL2703/Galicia/Eastern Europe
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