Document ReferenceBu 25/43
TitleLetter from 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Walmer Castle, Deal, Kent, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 20 Aug 1870.
Date20 August 1870
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that Austria had backed down on the Italian issue; reports that Thiers was in London on his way to St Petersburg and states there were rumours that he was seeking to avoid the siege [of Paris] as the purpose of his journey was unclear; states that Brunnow watched over him with 'paternal care.'
Termmilitary campaigns, Franco-Prussian War 1870-1
unification, Germany

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6558Thiers; Louis A. (1797-1877); Monsieur; French statesman and historian1797-1877
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
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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