Document ReferenceBu 16/81
TitleLetter from Sir H. Howard, Hanover, to Sir A. Buchanan; 4 Sep 1864.
Date4 September 1864
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he is sorry he is leaving for St Petersburg; notes the railway has improved communications; comments on the advantages and disadvantages of St Petersburg; does not know who will take his place at Berlin but it was not to be Crampton; mentions the visit of the Duke of Cambridge and Princess Mary; he was to return to England via Paris; Princess Mary was to go with the Grand Duchess of Strelitz [Mecklenburg] to Switzerland; Mr Ward had visited him from the Hague; hopes Napier would be accommodating over house and furniture arrangements; Lady Howard joins in wishing him and Lady Buchanan well.
Termappointments, diplomatic, St Petersburg
appointments, diplomatic, Berlin
transport, railways, Russian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6206Crampton; John Fiennes Twisleton (1805-1886); 2nd Baronet; succ. 1858; British Diplomatic Service1805-1886
NA6545Augusta (1822-1916); Grand Duchess of Mecklenburg-Strelitz; wife of Grand Duke Friedrich Wilhelm daughter of Adolphus Duke of Cambridge1822-1916
NA6626George (1819-1904); 2nd Duke of Cambridge; ( grandson of George III)1819-1904
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6619Howard; Marie Ernestine (-1897); Lady Howard; 2nd wife of Sir Henry-1897
NA6627Mary (1833-1897); Duchess of Teck; daughter of Duke of Cambridge1833-1897
NA6083Howard; Henry F. (1809-1898); Sir; British Diplomatic Service1809-1898
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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