Document ReferenceBu 16/7
TitleLetter from W. Lowther, Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan; 29 Aug 1863.
Date29 August 1863
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComplains about the heat in Berlin; the Queen [Victoria] is due to leave Coburg for Windsor and then she is to go to Balmoral, where he hoped Buchanan would see her; the Danes have refused to agree to [?]; there will be a congress of Princes to decide the matter; opinion in Germany is divided about unity, but unified with regard to Danish states [Schleswig-Holstein]; Bismarck is not liked but it seems his popularity is increasing; Bismarck is due to return to Prussia with the King.
Termunification, Germany
military campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6239Lowther; William (1821-1912); Mr; diplomat and M.P.1821-1912
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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