Document ReferenceBu 16/32
TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], St Petersburg, Russia, to Sir A. Buchanan; 30 Jun 1863.
Date30 June 1863
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the armistice and the proposed conference to discuss the Polish frontiers have been abandoned; the points contained in the agreement [between Prussia and Russia] seem to satisfy the ideals of the Treaty of Vienna; the rest of the despatches are of no real interest; feels it is necessary to continue to denounce the Catholic and revolutionary press; asks about the story which had reached Lord Palmerston which said that a party of insurgents [in Poland] had been murdered after laying down their weapons.
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
treaties, Treaty of Vienna 1815
press, Polish
territorial disputes, Poland

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
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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