Document ReferenceBu 25/91/1-2
TitleLetter from 6th Earl of Mayo [R. Bourke], Simla, India, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 22 July 1870.
Date22 July 1870
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses an extract from a Cabul Diary and states that he does not believe the report contained therein; did not see any reason why Russia should wish to cause trouble between Cabul and Bukhara; informs him that all India had been astounded by the false report of war between Russia and Prussia; asks for information about the enclosed report.

Cabul Diary from 5-7 July 1870 from an adherent of Naib Mohomed Alum khan, Governor of Turkistan; addresses the Naib; discusses diplomatic relations between Kabul and Bukhara and states that the Russians had demanded that the Kabul envoy be dismissed from Bukhara, among other various demands.
TermCentral Asian affairs, 'Central Asian Question'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6897Bourke; Richard S. (1822-1872); 6th Earl of Mayo; statesman1822-1872
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL3663/Turkestan/Central Asia
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