Document ReferenceBu 25/21
TitleLetter from E. Hammond [later 1st Baron Hammond], Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 24 May 1870.
Date24 May 1870
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAsks him to inform Lady Buchanan that Lady Hammond had seen Mrs Rashleigh; informs him that he has been unwell; comments on the 'Greek papers' and states that brigandage in the area would be stamped out; states that he would not be surprised if Catagazy returned to St Petersburg; expresses regret upon Brunnow's departure for Paris and blames Gorchakov for the move; comments that the Irish Land Bill would get through the Commons, and that the Diplomatic Committee continued to make slow progress and Christie, Baker and Clarendon were to appear before them.
TermIrish affairs, Irish Question
government business, committees, Diplomatic Service Committee
diplomatic service, Diplomatic Service Committee
appointments, diplomatic, Russian
crimes, brigandage

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6674Hammond; Mary F. (-1888); Baroness Hammond; née Kerr-1888
NA6786Catagazy; - (fl 1866-1871); Monsieurfl 1866-1871
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
NA6283Christie; William D. (1816-1874); Mr; British Diplomatic Service1816-1874
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6741Rashleigh; Catherine (-1872); Mrs; sister of Lady Buchanan-1872
NA6268Baker; James (fl 1859-60); Mr; diplomatfl 1859-60
NA6023Hammond; Edmund (1802-1890); 1st Baron Hammond1802-1890
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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