Document ReferenceBu 35/10
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 3rd Viscount Palmerston [H. Temple]; 14 Feb 1849.
Date14 February 1849
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRequests advice on whether Colonel Sheil should visit St Petersburg to discuss Persia with Count Nesselrode; relays information gleaned during meeting with Mr [Dashov] of the Russian Foreign Office on the number of troops stationed in principalities, including Transylvanian frontier and Moldavia; concludes that Russian government has been issuing false statements on the subject to other countries.
Termpropaganda, Russian
armies, Russian
politics, Russian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6170Dashov; Dmitry N. (1799-1859); -1799-1859
NA7370Sheil; Justin (1803-1871); Sir1803-1871
NA6058Nesselrode; Karl R. (1780-1862); Count; Russian Foreign Minister1780-1862
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
PL5184/Transylvania/Central Europe
PL1823/Moldavia/Eastern Europe
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