Document ReferenceBu 16/40
TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], St Petersburg, Russia, to Sir A. Buchanan; 24 Dec 1863.
Date24 December 1863
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionIntroduces the bearers of the letter as Messrs. Albert and Reuben Sassoon, who are natives of India travelling through Europe; they are from Bombay and of the Jewish faith; they had been presented to the Emperor and Empress; suggests that they should have been introduced to him by Lord Russell.
Termtravel, Europe
religions, Jewish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA6598Maria Alexandrovna (1824-1880); Empress of all the Russias; (wife of Alexander II)1824-1880
NA6606Sassoon; Albert A.D. (1818-1896); 1st Baronet1818-1896
NA6607Sassoon; Reuben D. (1835-1905); Mr1835-1905
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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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