Document ReferenceBu 19/85
TitleLetter from W. Stuart, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 9 July 1866.
Date9 July 1866
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionCongratulates him on his promotion in the Order of the Bath to G.C.B., especially in light of comments made by Magenis, who had told him that the War Office were not issuing any extra awards; informs him he will discuss his move to St Petersburg with Georgiana who was due to arrive at home; asks him not to announce his intention to take leave in October to the Foreign Office until the last moment; reports in confidence that Brunnow had told Clarendon how pleased Gorchakov and the Emperor were with his [Buchanan's] services; comments on his salary and allowances compared with those of [Savile] Lumley; reports seeing his daughter at a ball and that he had dined with Hammond who expressed pleasure at the news of his G.C.B.
Termhonours and decorations, GCB
entertainments, balls
appointments, diplomatic, St Petersburg

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6168Magenis; Arthur C. (1801-1867); Sir; diplomat1801-1867
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA6023Hammond; Edmund (1802-1890); 1st Baron Hammond1802-1890
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
NA6253Savile; John (1818-1896); 1st Baron Savile; diplomat cr. baron 1888; eldest natural son of 8th Earl of Scarbrough1818-1896
NA6234Stuart; William (1824-1896); Sir; diplomat1824-1896
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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