Document ReferenceBu 25/49
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Vienna, Austria, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 7 July 1870.
Date7 July 1870
Extent6 ff
Content DescriptionComments on the death of Prince Auersberg and the effect on his parents; recommends to him Lieutenant Colonel Bechtreshiem, who attended the Prince of Wales on his last visit to Vienna; had heard that Prince Novikov was to replace Orlov in Vienna and the Austrians were not pleased; had heard Novikov was a favourite with the Emperor and Gorchakov; states that Lord Clarendon had informed him that S--- may go to Vienna and that he is a gentleman; comments on Brunnow's possible move to Paris; discusses the eastern question with reference to the Danube and Kiev; comments the state of Austrian politics and the commercial revival and the impact of the railway; informs him that he and Lady Bloomfield were moving to the country; hoped Elliot had moved to Therapia; he and Lady Bloomfield send regards to Lady Buchanan.
appointments, diplomatic, Russian
Turkish affairs, 'Eastern Question'
transport, railways
politics, Austrian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6747Blane; Robert (-1871); Colonel; military attaché in St Petersburg-1871
NA992Edward VII (1841-1910); King of Great Britain and Ireland1841-1910
NA6953Novikov; Evgeny P. (1823-1903); Russian Ambassador at Vienna 1870-801823-1903
NA6954Auersperg; Adolf W. (1821-1885); Prince; Austrian Prime Minister1821-1885
NA6955Bechtreshiem; - (fl 1870); Colonelfl 1870
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6100Elliot; Henry G. (1817-1907); Sir1817-1907
NA6944Orlov; - (fl 1868-1871); -fl 1868-1871
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL4225/Kiev/Eastern Europe
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