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TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 7 Apr 1865.
Date7 April 1865
Content DescriptionComments on the outbreaks of Petersburg fever, Siberian cattle mania and Russian brain cramp in England; remarks on the illnesses that are rife in Prussia, lists symptoms; informs him that the Frankfurt Diet have resolved in favour of Augustenburg, thus impeding the settlement of Oldenburg and Brandenburg; expresses opinion on a general resolution confirming the independence of the Duchies; Bismarck takes it all 'very coolly'; gives brief details of Michell's marriage ceremony.
Termmedical conditions, Petersburg fever
medical conditions, Siberian cattle mania
medical conditions, Russian brain cramp

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6565Friedrich VIII (1829-1880 ); Duke of Schleswig-Holstein; ( Duke Friedrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg)1829-1880
NA6613Michell; John (1836-1921); Mr; British Consul at St Petersburg1836-1921
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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