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TitleLetter from E. Hammond [later 1st Baron Hammond], Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 28 Nov 1870.
Date28 November 1870
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionSends a messenger with an answer to the last Prussian despatch and discusses a possible conference with reference to the attitudes of Bismarck, Gorchakov and Bernstorff but did not know what the French reaction to the suggested conference would be; states that everyone was alert for news of battles; reports that the only information from Odo Russell came by telegraph; commends his handling of Prince Gorchakov.
Termmilitary campaigns, Franco-Prussian War 1870-1
unification, Germany
communications, messengers
communications, telegraphs

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6199Bernstorff; Albrecht (1809-1873); Count1809-1873
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6903Russell; Odo W.L. (1829-1884); 1st Baron Ampthill; diplomat and statesman; styled Lord Odo Russell 1872-811829-1884
NA6023Hammond; Edmund (1802-1890); 1st Baron Hammond1802-1890
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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