Document ReferenceBu 19/42
TitleLetter from Lord Augustus Loftus, Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 27 Jul 1866.
Date27 July 1866
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that the preliminaries had been signed and an armistice agreed to with Prussia accepting Bohemia and Moravia; states that Austria had been wise to surrender with the integrity of her monarchy intact except for Venetia; states that in his opinion the North German Confederation would not last and states that England would be wise to keep out of European politics until things settled down; reports that Bismarck and the King were to return to Berlin.
Termunification, Germany
military campaigns, Austro-Prussian War 1866

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA6208Loftus; Augustus W.F.S. (1817-1904); Lord; diplomat1817-1904
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL3448/Bohemia/Central Europe
PL3449/Moravia/Central Europe
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