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TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 25 Mar 1865.
Date25 March 1865
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRemarks on how 'moderate and conciliatory' Bismarck is over the Schleswig-Holstein issue; informs him that the Governments of Saxony and Bavaria will make a motion in the Diet to affirm the independence of the Duchies; comments that the Commercial Convention is almost concluded; Morier has gone to Vienna for further tariff debates'; remarks that there is little society news; informs him that there is little hope of reconciliation between the King and the Government this session; states that he is expecting Michell; sends best wishes to Lady Buchanan.
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
NA6501Morier; Robert B.D. (1826-1893); Sir; diplomat1826-1893
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
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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