Document ReferenceBu 19/19
TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 4 May 1865.
Date4 May 1865
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses progress with the Duchies; informs him that the Austrians have agreed to the Prussian proposal in principle; speculates on possible outcomes and the long term opinion of Bismarck; comments on the distress felt by the Emperor and Empress of Russia [due to the death Nikolai]; brief comment on a book being written about the 'plague'.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Schleswig-Holstein War 1863-4

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6720Nikolai (1843-1865); Grand Duke Tsesarevitch1843-1865
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA6598Maria Alexandrovna (1824-1880); Empress of all the Russias; (wife of Alexander II)1824-1880
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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