Document ReferenceBu 35/3
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to C. Dawkins; 20 Jan 1845.
Date20 January 1845
Extent8 ff
Content DescriptionInforms Dawkins of changes in the tallow market; invites him to consider the view of Hancock and comment on the imposition of tariffs; describes the differences in the financing of English woollen manufacturing in Russia with that of local concerns; details situation regarding changes in tariff regulations and relates unofficial information from Mr Fischer; the Emperor is pleased to receive private correspondence from the Queen of England and is cheered by this; his health is still a matter of concern; Buchanan enquires as to whether he should consult Count [Woronzow], who is expected in St Petersburg, on the subject of Foreign Office interest in the islands of the Caspian Sea.
Termtrade, tallow
trade, wool
taxation, duties, commercial
foreign policy, British
manufacture, wool

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7367Hancock; - (fl 1845); Mrfl 1845
NA7368Fischer; - (fl 1845); Mrfl 1845
NA985Victoria (1819-1901); Queen of Great Britain and Ireland; Empress of India1819-1901
NA7369Woronzow; - (fl 1845); Countfl 1845
NA6000Nicholas I (1796-1855); Tsar of Russia; ( succeeded 1825)1796-1855
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6131Dawkins; Clinton G. (fl 1844-1853); Mrfl 1844-1853
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