Document ReferenceBu 30/70
TitleLetter from 15th Baron St John [St A. St John], Agram, [Zagreb, Croatia], to Sir A. Buchanan, Vienna, Austria; 7 May 1876.
Date7 May 1876
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that the weather had caused him to delay crossing the frontier in order to witness 'the devastation in Bosnia'; comments on the attitude of the Austrian and Russian Emperors; reports the number of troops in the area and states everyone expected the conference to 'end in action'; comments on the views of Count Andrassy; discusses religious differences and schools in Bosnia; asks if his horses had arrived and informs him he was leaving for Belgrade.
Termmilitary campaigns, Montenegrin-Serbian-Ottoman War 1876
animals, horses
climate, Hungarian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA7024Andrassy; Julius (1823-1890); Count; statesman Prime Minister of Hungary from 18671823-1890
NA6421Franz Joseph I (1830-1916); Emperor of Austria; ( succeeded 1848)1830-1916
NA7209St John; St Andrew (1840-1887); 15th Baron St John; succ. 1874; diplomat1840-1887
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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