Document ReferenceBu 30/67
TitleLetter from A. Heysham-Mounsey, Tokyo, Japan, to Sir A. Buchanan, Vienna, Austria; 25 Sept 1876.
Date25 September 1876
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionComments on the weather and the lack of society in Japan, stating only two Japanese officials could speak any English; describes the scenery, Japanese customs and the language; informs him the weather was causing his wife much discomfort but that she sent her love to Lady Buchanan and hoped the photographs had arrived; comments on the Eastern question and states he was glad to see his comments to Andrassy published in the Times from an extract in the Blue Book; also comments on Paget's remarks on the Berlin note and the way the 'three emperor's [Russian, German and Austrian] treated Europe; asks him to write with news and enquires after Ffrench and other members of his staff.
Termclimate, Japanese
Turkish affairs, 'Eastern Question'
press, British

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7024Andrassy; Julius (1823-1890); Count; statesman Prime Minister of Hungary from 18671823-1890
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA7054Ffrench; R. Percy (1836-); Mr; civil servant1836-
NA6246Paget; Augustus B. (1823-1896); Sir; diplomat1823-1896
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA6421Franz Joseph I (1830-1916); Emperor of Austria; ( succeeded 1848)1830-1916
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA7208Mounsey; Margaret Heysham- (fl 1876); Mrs; née Bradhurstfl 1876
NA7177Mounsey; Augustus Heysham- (1834-1882); Mr; diplomat1834-1882
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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