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TitleLetter from Sir H. Elliot, Constantinople, Turkey, to Sir A. Buchanan, Vienna, Austria; 15 Dec 1876.
Date15 December 1876
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that the conference was not going well and that Ignatiev and the Russians were phrasing their proposals so that they would be rejected by Turkey; reports Lord Salisbury had attempted to keep proceedings informal, but Ignatiev had insisted on strict formality being observed; reports that he had written to Lord Derby to state he was taking leave, whatever the outcome of the conference.
Termmilitary campaigns, Montenegrin-Serbian-Ottoman War 1876

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6662Cecil; Robert Arthur Talbot Gascoyne- (1830-1903); 3rd Marquess of Salisbury; succ. 1868; Prime Minister 1885, 1886-921830-1903
NA144Stanley; Edward H. (1826-1893); 15th Earl of Derby; statesman1826-1893
NA6704Ignatieff; Nikolai P. (1832-1908); Count; general and diplomat1832-1908
NA6100Elliot; Henry G. (1817-1907); Sir1817-1907
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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