Document ReferenceBu 19/44
TitleLetter from Lord Augustus Loftus, Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 24 Aug 1866.
Date24 August 1866
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that peace between Prussia and the southern states had been secured, with the exception of Saxony and that Bavaria had done better than expected; states that Prussia had shown 'a grasping rapacity which is not worthy of a great power' and blames the King rather than Bismarck for this; reports that the Crown Prince may go to Hanover as regent; asks what he knew of Manteuffels intention as regards Russian policy in the East, with reference to the Polish question; Benedetti was reported to be 'incensed' with Prussia; reports that Lord Westmorland had announced the marriage of Julian Fane to Adine Cowper; mentions that the fate of Belgium was not yet secure.
unification, Germany
military campaigns, Austro-Prussian War 1866

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6244Fane; Julian H.C. (1827-1870); Mr; diplomat1827-1870
NA6725Fane; Adine E.A. (-1868); Lady; née Cowper wife of Julian-1868
NA6726Fane; Francis W.H. (1825-1891); 12th Earl of Westmorland; succeeded 18591825-1891
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA6499Wilhelm II (1859-1941); German Emperor; ( reigned 1888-1918)1859-1941
NA6572Manteuffel; Edwin H.K.F. von (1809-1885); General; Prussian soldier1809-1885
NA6208Loftus; Augustus W.F.S. (1817-1904); Lord; diplomat1817-1904
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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