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TitleLetter from 10th Baron Napier [F. Napier], Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 20 Oct 1865.
Date20 October 1865
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the death of Palmerston; comments that when he left England a fortnight ago he was not even ill; remarks on the demise of his contemporaries, Metternich and Nesselrode; Lord Russell and Gladstone have put into operation their contingency plan; comments on new roles for Lord Clarendon and Granville; remarks on Russell's anxiety about Bismarck's home policy; sends best wishes to Lady Buchanan.
Termpolitics, Prussian

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