Document ReferenceBu 2/35
TitleLetter from H. Howard, Berlin, Prussia, to A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 27 Apr 1849.
Date27 April 1849
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRelays news on behalf of Lord Westmorland; the hostile votes of the second chamber on both internal and external affairs were over and the chamber had been dissolved; there was talk of the retirement of Count Arnim but nothing was settled; thinks an extension to the franchise would be helpful; hoped the Russian Government would support the Frankfurt Government; had also received news that the King of Hanover had dissolved his chambers; the King of Württemberg was a 'melancholy example of weakness' who gave in to the demands of his ministers and would be willing to accept the German Constitution.
Termconstitutions, German
politics, German
unification, Germany

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6055Fane; John (1784-1859); 11th Earl of Westmorland1784-1859
NA6089Arnim; Harry K. von (1824-1873); Count; diplomat1824-1873
NA6090Wilhelm I (1781-1864); King of Württemberg; ( succeeded 1816)1781-1864
NA6091Ernest August (1771-1851); King of Hanover; son of George III; cr. Duke of Cumberland 1799; succ. as King of Hanover 18371771-1851
NA6083Howard; Henry F. (1809-1898); Sir; British Diplomatic Service1809-1898
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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