Document ReferenceBu 19/17
TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 27 Jan 1865.
Date27 January 1865
Content DescriptionInforms him that Lowther has returned to organise the balance sheets; comments that no progress is being made in the Schleswig-Holstein issue; remarks that M. Kock's Austrian commercial negotiation may fall through; discussion of possible methods of reconciliation between the King [Prussia] and the Government; remarks on the upswing in social occasions caused by the visit of Princess Alice and her husband, also by that of Prince Alfred; brief comment on Bismarck's strengths and also on Benedetti's reception.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6239Lowther; William (1821-1912); Mr; diplomat and M.P.1821-1912
NA6716Kock; C. Paul (1794-1871); Monsieur1794-1871
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA6272Alfred (1844-1900); Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha, Duke of Edinburgh; (2nd son of Queen Victoria)1844-1900
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6717Benedetti; Vincent (1817-1900); Count; French diplomat1817-1900
NA6718Alice (1843-1878 ); Grand Duchess of Hesse; ( 2nd daughter of Queen Victoria)1843-1878
NA6719Ludwig IV (1837-1892 ); Grand Duke of Hesse and by Rhine; ( succeeded 1877)1837-1892
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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