Document ReferenceBu 30/71
TitleLetter from 15th Baron St John [St A. St John], Prevah [Prevalje], Carinthia, to Sir A. Buchanan, Vienna, Austria; 24 June 1876.
Date24 June 1876
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionQuotes from a letter received from Mr White in Belgrade stating hostilities would commence in a week to ten days, Montenegro would join and insurrections would be attempted on a larger scale in Bosnia, Bulgaria and parts of Turkey; informs him he would show the letter to Ffrench and find out if it was true that Prince Milan had been told that he could expect no help from the powers; reports Prince Milan had told him he hoped the Slavs would be allowed to fight it out with the Turks; comments on the Croat attitude to Hungarian rule, although they were loyal to the person of the Emperor; states that he sometimes considered the situation to be as grave for Austria as it was for Turkey.
Termmilitary campaigns, Montenegrin-Serbian-Ottoman War 1876

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7183Milan I (1854-1901); King of Serbia; ( succeeded as Prince of Serbia 1868; proclaimed King 1882; abdicated 1889)1854-1901
NA6421Franz Joseph I (1830-1916); Emperor of Austria; ( succeeded 1848)1830-1916
NA7054Ffrench; R. Percy (1836-); Mr; civil servant1836-
NA7147White; William A. (1824-1891); Sir; diplomat1824-1891
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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