Document ReferenceBu 3/28
TitleLetter from R. Mellish, to A. Buchanan; 24 June 1853.
Date24 June 1853
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionWrites regarding the settlement of the Danish question [Treaty of London 1852] with reference to the position of the Duke of Augustenburg; discusses the Turkish affairs, 'Eastern Question' which was looking more promising; states that the Emperor of Russia had been astounded to have been considered to be 'playing false'; Nesselrode had stated that the Russian army were to await further orders from St Petersburg; remarks that he had heard nothing from him and wonders if Mr Wynn was creating difficulties; states that he had addressed a despatch about the death of 'poor Bille' to him.
Termarmies, Russian
Turkish affairs, 'Eastern Question'
foreign relations, Schleswig-Holstein question
European affairs, Schleswig-Holstein question

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6000Nicholas I (1796-1855); Tsar of Russia; ( succeeded 1825)1796-1855
NA6058Nesselrode; Karl R. (1780-1862); Count; Russian Foreign Minister1780-1862
NA6063Wynn; Henry W. Williams- (1783-1856); Sir1783-1856
NA6146Christian August (1798-1869); Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg1798-1869
NA6020Mellish; Richard C. (c.1801-1865); Mr; son of Joseph Charles Mellish; Foreign Office clerkc.1801-1865
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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