Document ReferenceBu 16/50
TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], St Petersburg, Russia, to Sir A. Buchanan; 27 Apr 1864.
Date27 April 1864
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he does not have any news due to the fact that it is the last week of Lent; Prince [Constantine] is too unwell to attend Church and receive absolution or make confession; thanks him for his congratulations upon his attaining the Thistle [awarded to Scottish peers].

Buchanan has written 'Constantine I presume' above the name of the prince mentioned in this letter.
Termreligions, Roman Catholic
honours and decorations, Order of the Thistle

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6193Constantine (1827-1892); Grand Duke; (son of Emperor Nikolai I)1827-1892
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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