Document ReferenceBu 23/38
TitleLetter from C. Mansfield, Warsaw, Poland, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 5 Oct 1868.
Date5 October 1868
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates that Blane's return to St Petersburg has given rise to this letter; Count Berg informed him of the decision for the King of Prussia to accompany the Emperor on his visit; the Austrians expressed a wish to send a representative to reassure the leaders about Franz Joseph's policies; by the time the Austrian representative had arrived the visit by the King was cancelled, former plans were reverted to and trouble in the Galician Diet ensured the plan was dropped; remarks that Berg is not saying he at no time believed the joint visit would go ahead; comments on how pleased the Russians are that the Poles have a strong position in the Galician Diet; remarks on the development of an 'Ultra-Polish Party' in the provinces; the Emperor is said to be in good humour.

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6747Blane; Robert (-1871); Colonel; military attaché in St Petersburg-1871
NA6559Berg; Frederick de (1794-1874); General; soldier and politician1794-1874
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA6421Franz Joseph I (1830-1916); Emperor of Austria; ( succeeded 1848)1830-1916
NA6734Mansfield; Charles E. (1828-1907); Sir; diplomat1828-1907
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL2703/Galicia/Eastern Europe
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