Document ReferenceBu 35/12
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia to 3rd Viscount Palmerston [H. Temple]; 15 Mar 1849.
Date15 March 1849
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionGives background and additional information to his last Trade despatch; discusses reactions to Emperor's visit to Moscow accompanied by the Minister of Finance and the Minister of Domains; speculates as to whether they will draw up plans for the emancipation of serfs; relates details of the opening of new palace to be attended by the Prince of W├╝rttemberg and Grand Duchess Constantine; informs him a conversation with Count Orloff revealed that he was unhappy with the position of Russian troops in Hermanstadt [Sibiu] and Cronstadt [Brasov].
Termpolitics, Russian, reform
feudalism, serfs, emancipation of in Russia
trade, Russian
armies, Russian
royalty, visits

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6000Nicholas I (1796-1855); Tsar of Russia; ( succeeded 1825)1796-1855
NA7375Alexandra Iossifovna (1830-1911); Grand Duchess; (Grand Duchess Constantine)1830-1911
NA7376Karl I (1823-1891 ); King of W├╝rttemburg; ( succeeded 1864)1823-1891
NA7377Orloff; Alexis (1787-1861); Prince1787-1861
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
PL5193/Sibiu/Transylvania/Central Europe
PL5195/Brasov/Transylvania/Central Europe
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