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TitleLetter from 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 2 Nov 1870.
Date2 November 1870
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses a copy of a despatch which suggested that he [Granville] was 'open' in communications with Russia; states that he had told Brunnow that he expected him to reciprocate and asks him to impress this upon Gorchakov; reports that Thiers had returned to Versailles; states that a winter campaign would be painful to France and possibly to Prussia.
Termmilitary campaigns, Franco-Prussian War 1870-1
unification, Germany

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
NA6558Thiers; Louis A. (1797-1877); Monsieur; French statesman and historian1797-1877
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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