Document ReferenceBu 16/49
TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], St Petersburg, Russia, to Sir A. Buchanan; 27 Mar 1864.
Date27 March 1864
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that Lord Russell is in good spirits due to the conference on Danish affairs; comments that the policy of the Government now appears in a favourable light; Lord Russell is expressing an interest in Poland; he will be rebuffed by the Russians, who have successfully rebuffed the three powers; they are intent on reconquering and pacifying the entire country; mentions a 50th anniversary celebration of 'the capture of Paris'.
Termcivil disorder, Polish Rebellion 1863
military campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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