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TitleLetter from 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 17 Aug 1870.
Date17 August 1870
Extent5 ff
Content DescriptionComments on Gorchakov's decision to circulate all the neutral powers with the British plan, stating it had taken him by surprise and upon the behaviour of Lavalette which had alarmed Hammond; reports that Brunnow was anxious to maintain good relations between Russia and England and had told the Emperor he needed to remain in England where he exercised influence; discusses Danish neutrality [in the Franco/Prussian War].
Termmilitary campaigns, Franco-Prussian War 1870-1

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6023Hammond; Edmund (1802-1890); 1st Baron Hammond1802-1890
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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