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TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 16 July 1866.
Date16 July 1866
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionCongratulates him on his G.C.B [Grand Cross of the Bath]; states that he was suffering from the horror of war which was at the gates of Vienna; comments on the Prussian policy of aggrandisement under Bismarck and on their success in war; informs him that Lady Bloomfield was enjoying herself 'at a quiet watering place' in north Wales.
Termhonours and decorations, GCB
unification, 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
NA6139Bloomfield; Georgiana (1822-1905); Baroness; wife of 2nd Baron Bloomfield1822-1905
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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