Document ReferenceBu 19/71
TitleLetter from W. Lowther, Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 16 May 1866.
Date16 May 1866
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionAsks him to thank Lady Buchanan for her letter; informs him that opinion in Berlin was divided as to whether there would be war; encloses Mr Wizard's bill; informs him that he had a letter from Edward; comments on the attempted assassination of Bismarck and the suicide of the assassin who would have spent at least 15 years in prison; gives details of the furnishing of the embassy as requested by Lady Buchanan; informs him that Wyndham was going to Potsdam and that he heard London was dull due to 'want of money and the cattle disease.'
Termassassinations, attempted, Bismarck
death, suicide
justice, prison
medical conditions, cattle disease

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6239Lowther; William (1821-1912); Mr; diplomat and M.P.1821-1912
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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