Document ReferenceBu 35/15
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 3rd Viscount Palmerston [H. Temple]; 10 Oct 1849.
Date10 October 1849
Extent5 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that the actions of Mr Sémarine and Count Nesselrode have led him to believe that the Chancellor has no desire to communicate with the French; this would have allowed him to ascertain the Emperor's decision regarding refugees; hopes the Emperor will not sour relations between Russia and the Porte; wishes to convey to the Russian Government, the position of the British Government as to the rights of Turkey, based on his [Palmerston's] despatches; discuses the issue at length with reference to Count Nesselrode and treaties which existed between Turkey and Russia.
Termpolitics, Turkish
politics, Russian
politics, British

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6105Sémarine; Léru (fl 1845-1850); Monsieurfl 1845-1850
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
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