Document ReferenceBu 29/15
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Lyons [R. Lyons, later 1st Earl Lyons], Paris, France, to Sir A. Buchanan, Vienna, Austria; 26 Oct 1875.
Date10 December 1875
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionRemarks that the Austrian Prime Minister and the Grand Vizier [Mahmud Nedim Pasha] appear to be competing to introduce reforms; notes that if Herzegovina cannot be quietened it will be a wider problem by Spring; speculates on the introduction of the 'general election' and the new assembly; informs him of the purchase of canal shares by the British Government; informs him that Otway is in Paris to advise on the sale of Turkish bonds, but he [Lyons] can only support him unofficially.
Termtransport, canals
politics, Turkish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6954Auersperg; Adolf W. (1821-1885); Prince; Austrian Prime Minister1821-1885
NA7152Mahmud Nedim Pasha; - (1818-1883); Grand Vizier of Turkey 8.1875-4.18761818-1883
NA6890Otway; Arthur J. (1822-1912); Sir; statesman1822-1912
NA6041Lyons; Richard B.P. (1817-1887); 1st Earl Lyons; 2nd Baron Lyons cr. viscount 1881 and earl 1887; diplomat1817-1887
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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