Document ReferenceBu 19/47
TitleLetter from Lord Augustus Loftus, Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 14 Dec 1866.
Date14 December 1866
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the nature of the relationship between France, Austria, Prussia and Russia and the position of Prince Charles of Hohenzollern; comments on the position Gorchakov would take at the Conference of Paris and issues that would be discussed including the Danube Navigation Act; informs him the 'European politics' had been abandoned in Prussia while the new Parliament was being created; reports that Delbuck and Phipps were going to Vienna to open negotiations for a commercial treaty between the Zollverin and Austria; informs him that he and Benedetti had been invited to shoot with the King and they had hunted wild boar and deer.
Termsports, hunting, wild boar
sports, hunting, deer
trade, Zollverein
business and commerce
parliamentary business, acts, Danube Navigation Act 1866
politics, Prussian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6729Phipps; C. Edmund H. (1840-1911); Sir; diplomat1840-1911
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA6717Benedetti; Vincent (1817-1900); Count; French diplomat1817-1900
NA6722Carol I (1839-1914 ); King of Roumania; (prince 1866; king 1881)1839-1914
NA6208Loftus; Augustus W.F.S. (1817-1904); Lord; diplomat1817-1904
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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