Document ReferenceBu 29/74
TitleLetter from Sir H. Elliot, Therapia, Turkey, to Sir A. Buchanan, Vienna, Austria; 4 Jun 1875.
Date4 June 1875
Extent6 ff
Content DescriptionRequests information about events in Austria as his Austrian colleague is not forthcoming; expresses concern at the power of the railway proprietors; gives lengthy description of the state of the Turkish railways, the role of external investors and ties to Russian contractors; comments that Ignatiev is in control and that Werther is an 'old woman'; remarks on the personality and opinions of Vogué who is shortly to leave for Vienna; states the period of 'transition' will be a difficult one.
Termtransport, railways
transport, railways, Turkish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7179Elliot; Francis E.H. (1851-1940); Sir; diplomat son of Sir Henry1851-1940
NA6704Ignatieff; Nikolai P. (1832-1908); Count; general and diplomat1832-1908
NA6500Werther; Karl A.P. (1809-1894); Herr; diplomat1809-1894
NA7175Vogué; Eugene M. de (1848-1910); Viscount1848-1910
NA6100Elliot; Henry G. (1817-1907); Sir1817-1907
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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