Document ReferenceBu 16/28
TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], St Petersburg, Russia, to Sir A. Buchanan; 13 May 1863.
Date13 May 1863
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he hopes that he will find items of interest in the despatches, especially those of Brunnow; had told the British Government that the Poles were feeling supported by the hope of foreign intervention; has sent a long despatch on the matter to London which had gone to the Queen, who had prevented him from getting into trouble; had criticised Lord Russell, but felt compelled to speak; assumes he has heard of Crampton's problems; he may still be made Ambassador to Constantinople.
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
appointments, diplomatic, Constantinople

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA6206Crampton; John Fiennes Twisleton (1805-1886); 2nd Baronet; succ. 1858; British Diplomatic Service1805-1886
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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