Document ReferenceBu 2/36
TitleLetter from H. Howard, Berlin, Prussia, to A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 7 May 1849.
Date7 May 1849
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionLord Westmorland thanks him for forwarding game and notes the cost; the Saxon Government had received military assistance from the King of Prussia; troops were sent to Dresden by rail, but found track had been taken up en route; had received news that the troops had taken the rebel headquarters, the bridge and palace; the King is safe; has heard from Denmark that Lord Palmerston's proposals have been accepted; the Prussian Government have not had the courage to broach the subject with the European powers.
Termtransport, railways
armies, Prussian
revolutions, 1849
food and drink, game

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6055Fane; John (1784-1859); 11th Earl of Westmorland1784-1859
NA6092Friedrich August II (1797-1854); King of Saxony; (succeeded 1836)1797-1854
NA6081Friedrich Wilhelm IV (1795-1861); King of Prussia; ( succeeded 1840)1795-1861
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA6083Howard; Henry F. (1809-1898); Sir; British Diplomatic Service1809-1898
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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