Document ReferenceBu 25/95/1-2
TitleLetter from 6th Earl of Mayo [R. Bourke], Simla, India, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 26 Aug 1870.
Date26 August 1870
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionEncloses an extract from Pollock's letter expressing doubts about reports of anti-Russian activity in Asia; asks for news of events in France.

Extract of letter from Colonel Pollock to Mr Aitchison; 22 Aug 1870; commenting on reports of the Mohamedans in Central Asia acting in concert against Russia and states that there was no evidence for this; it would appear that the reports were founded on the Bukharan war and Shahghasse.
TermCentral Asian affairs, 'Central Asian Question'
religions, Islam

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6968Pollock; George (1786-1872); 1st Baronet; field marshal1786-1872
NA6969Aitchison; Charles U. (1832-1896); Sir; Indian Civil Service1832-1896
NA6899Shir Ali (1809-1879 ); Ameer of Afghanistan; (reigns from 1863)1809-1879
NA6897Bourke; Richard S. (1822-1872); 6th Earl of Mayo; statesman1822-1872
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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