Document ReferenceBu 25/94
TitleLetter from 6th Earl of Mayo [R. Bourke], Punjab, India, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 5 Aug 1870.
Date5 August 1870
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses two Cabul Diaries [not present] and states that Shahgarrie did not give the identity of the 'Russian officials' who had written to the King of Bukhara or say what had passed between the Bukharans and the Kabul envoy; reports that Shir Ali had reacted well upon receipt of his [Mayo's] letter on the actions of Shahgarrie; asks for any papers which shed light on Russian policy in Asia, especially relating to commerce; comments on the departure of Lord Clarendon from the Foreign Office and did not envy Granville's role as his replacement; reports that Forsyth would soon be in Yarkand [China].
TermCentral Asian affairs, 'Central Asian Question'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6899Shir Ali (1809-1879 ); Ameer of Afghanistan; (reigns from 1863)1809-1879
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
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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