Document ReferenceBu 25/54
TitleLetter from Lord Augustus Loftus, Berlin, Prussia, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 9 Dec 1870.
Date9 December 1870
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses the compromise reached in Prussia with England and Austria and states that Bismarck had submitted to his federal parliament; comments on relations between the powers, the position of Bismarck and treaty obligations; states that Bismarck had been told that the Eastern Question must be discussed by parliament; informs him that bad accounts were coming from Rumania and states that if King Charles retired and the state became a republic, things would become critical; Russia had always been against the idea of a stable government existing in Rumania and against King Charles himself; reports that Vivian was to return to London.
TermTurkish affairs, 'Eastern Question'
politics, Prussian
unification, Germany

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6959Vivian; Hussey C. (1834-1893); 3rd Baron Vivian; succeeded 1886 diplomat1834-1893
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA6722Carol I (1839-1914 ); King of Roumania; (prince 1866; king 1881)1839-1914
NA6208Loftus; Augustus W.F.S. (1817-1904); Lord; diplomat1817-1904
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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