Document ReferenceBu 25/25
TitleLetter from E. Hammond [later 1st Baron Hammond], Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 6 July 1870.
Date6 July 1870
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionExpresses sympathy upon the death of his son [Edward] and comments on the death of Lord Clarendon; states that Lord Granville would make an excellent replacement; comments on the crisis in the Spanish monarchy; informs him that he should receive a copy of Erskine's telegram relating to Greece and the position of King George and that Lord Granville was to appraise Brunnow of the content; reports that Kaufmann's letter had been accepted by the India Office but that he should observe Kaufmann's activities in Central Asia with care; reports that French missionaries were experiencing problems in China.
Termmissionaries, French
monarchy, Spanish
Central Asian affairs, 'Central Asian Question'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6426Buchanan; Edward (1844-1870); Mr; 2nd son of Andrew Buchanan1844-1870
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
NA6423Erskine; Edward M. (1817-1883); Mr; diplomat1817-1883
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
NA6542George I (1845-1913); King of the Hellenes; succeeded 1863 2nd son of Christian IX of Denmark1845-1913
NA6733Kaufmann; Constantine (1818-1882); General; responsible for Russian forces in Central Asia1818-1882
NA6023Hammond; Edmund (1802-1890); 1st Baron Hammond1802-1890
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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