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TitleLetter from T. Hankey, 9 Portland Place, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 3 May 1871.
Date3 May 1871
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionAsks him to send a menu or bill of fare for a cheap St Petersburg restaurant; informs him that Florence and her husband had dined with them, but he had not seen Eric who had been overworking; comments on Lowe's Budget and the unpopularity of Gladstone's government; discusses the situation in Paris and the position of Thiers; informs him Odo Russell was to move to Berlin and states he doubted if Cardwell's Army Bill would succeed; sends regards to Lady Buchanan.
Termappointments, diplomatic, Berlin
entertainments, dinners
parliamentary business, bills, Army Bill 1871

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6998Fox; Maxwell (-1899); Captain; husband of Florence Buchanan-1899
NA6428Fox; Florence J. (-1882); Mrs; née Buchanan wife of Maxwell Fox-1882
NA6318Buchanan; Eric Alexander (1848-1928); 3rd Baronet; succeeded 19011848-1928
NA6999Lowe; Robert (1811-1892); 1st Viscount Sherbrooke; politician; created Viscount 18801811-1892
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
NA6558Thiers; Louis A. (1797-1877); Monsieur; French statesman and historian1797-1877
NA6979Cardwell; Edward (1813-1886); Viscount Cardwell; created 18741813-1886
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6204Hankey; Thomson (1805-1893); Mr; M.P. Governor of the Bank of England 1851-31805-1893
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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