Document ReferenceBu 30/45
TitleLetter from Sir H. Elliot, Therapia, Turkey, to Sir A. Buchanan, Vienna, Austria; 2 Oct 1876.
Date2 October 1876
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments on Turkish rejection of Lord Derby's peace proposals and the hostile intentions of Russia; reports Zichy's negotiations with the Grand Vizier had proved inconclusive; comments on the ability of the Dardanelles to stop a fleet; reports Admiral Hobart's squadron had gone to Crete; informs him he should expect a visit from his brother George and that the Duke and Duchess of Manchester were in Turkey with Lord Hartington.

PS Thanks him for his generous contribution to the relief fund.
Termmilitary campaigns, Montenegrin-Serbian-Ottoman War 1876
Turkish affairs, 'Eastern Question'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6858Hampden; Augustus C. Hobart- (1822-1886); Vice-Admiral; known as Hobart Pasha1822-1886
NA2429Cavendish; Spencer C. (1833-1908); 8th Duke of Devonshire; succ. 1891; styled Marquess of Hartington 18581833-1908
NA7200Montagu; William D. (1823-1890); 7th Duke of Manchester1823-1890
NA7201Cavendish; Louisa F. (1832-1911); Duchess of Devonshire; née von Alten; wife of 8th Duke of Devonshire; previously wife of 7th Duke of Manchester1832-1911
NA7122Zichy; Ferdinand (1829-1911); Count; Austrian diplomat1829-1911
NA144Stanley; Edward H. (1826-1893); 15th Earl of Derby; statesman1826-1893
NA6450Elliot; George F. (1822-1901); Mr; lawyer brother of Sir Henry1822-1901
NA7202Müterjim Mehmed Rüshtu Pasha; - (1811-1882); Grand Vizier of Turkey 4-12.18761811-1882
NA6100Elliot; Henry G. (1817-1907); Sir1817-1907
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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