Document ReferenceBu 26/62
TitleLetter from 6th Earl of Mayo [R. Bourke], Calcutta, India, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 14 Dec 1870.
Date14 December 1870
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that the 'fat Shahgarrie' seemed determined on continuing the course of action set in motion at Bukhara; comments on the actions of the Ameer [Shir Ali] and the unstable situation in Kabul; informs him that Prince Gorchakov's letter was stronger in tone than his telegram had suggested; states that the Black Sea clauses would cause difficulty at the conference in France.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
Central Asian affairs, 'Central Asian Question'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6899Shir Ali (1809-1879 ); Ameer of Afghanistan; (reigns from 1863)1809-1879
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6897Bourke; Richard S. (1822-1872); 6th Earl of Mayo; statesman1822-1872
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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