Document ReferenceBu 3/35
TitleLetter from W. Grey, Stockholm, Sweden, to A. Buchanan; 7 Feb 1854.
Date7 February 1854
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionThanks him for his despatches, which agreed with his own, on the subject of the Russian demands; Russia had demanded that Sweden close her ports to enemy powers in the event of war; informs him that he obtained this information by chance and had sent it on to Lord Clarendon; the Swedish Government were pleased with the British response to their declaration of neutrality; Plesen had informed his Government that the Swedish response to the French answer to their declaration of neutrality was not so well received; everyone in Sweden, including the King believed war to be inevitable.
Termmilitary campaigns, Crimean War 1853-6
military campaigns, neutrality

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6147Oscar I (1799-1859); King of Sweden and Norway; ( succeeded 1844)1799-1859
NA6076Plessen; Schale (fl 1849-1865); Baron; Danish statesmanfl 1849-1865
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6148Grey; William (1818-1878); Sir1818-1878
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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