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TitleLetter from 4th Earl of Clarendon [G. Villiers], Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 16 Mar 1870.
Date16 March 1870
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that a long Cabinet prevented him from writing much, but that he wished him to congratulate Gorchakov on his handling of the Montenegro affair; states that Gorchakov's policy in Central Asia was very prudent and that no other power would dispute Russia's policy; reports that the Pope was 'marching to victory'; discusses the power of the church in state and society.
TermCentral Asian affairs, 'Central Asian Question'
religions, Christian
religions, Roman Catholic

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6087Pius IX (1792-1878); Pope; Giovanni M.M. Ferretti Pope from 18461792-1878
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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