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TitleLetter from J. Savile [later 1st Baron Savile], 39 Eaton Place, London to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 8 Aug 1866.
Date8 August 1866
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that the latest news from Paris was that a privileged position for Saxony had been secured within the North German Confederation; states that the newly established order in central Europe would not last and all parties would take any opportunity to 'throw off the yoke of Prussia'; reports that the Emperor Napoleon was in poor health; reports from Bloomfield and from Florence suggested there would be war in southern Europe; reports that the Duke of Cambridge was indignant that the King of Hanover's letter to the King of Prussia had been returned unopened, and that the Queen had instructed the Government to do what it could for the King of Hanover; reports that Clarendon was to go to Paris and that there was competition between Loftus, Paget and Bulwer for Paris and that Bloomfield had said he did not want the job.
Termunification, Germany
military campaigns, Italo-Austrian War 1866
appointments, diplomatic, Paris

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6626George (1819-1904); 2nd Duke of Cambridge; ( grandson of George III)1819-1904
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA6526George V (1819-1878); King of Hanover; reigned 1851-1866 also 2nd Duke of Cumberland1819-1878
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA6208Loftus; Augustus W.F.S. (1817-1904); Lord; diplomat1817-1904
NA6246Paget; Augustus B. (1823-1896); Sir; diplomat1823-1896
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6207Bulwer; W. Henry L. Earle (1801-1872); 1st Baron Dalling and Bulwer; diplomat cr. baron 18711801-1872
NA6253Savile; John (1818-1896); 1st Baron Savile; diplomat cr. baron 1888; eldest natural son of 8th Earl of Scarbrough1818-1896
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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