Document ReferenceBu 39/1
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark, to 4th Earl of Clarendon [G. Villiers], Foreign Office, London; 25 Sep 1853.
Date25 September 1853
Extent7 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that delays in communications have been caused by Mr de Bluhme's holiday and the Royal tour; gives details of a confidential discussion with de Bluhme on the Sound Dues, and of complaints of shipping agencies at Elsinore; states that the King will defend the imposition of Sound Dues; reports that Sweden, Prussia and possibly Russia are to actively promote their abolition and that Britain will not be able to ignore this; states that he will converse with his colleagues on the subject; informs him of the arrival of M. Dal Bargo; gives details of Prince Christian's new allowance and property which was currently occupied by Sir Henry Wynn; reports that the Governor of St Croix has been removed from office.

Postscript requests that Clarendon informs him of any complaints about Sound Dues.
Termtaxation, duties, Sound Dues
transport, shipping
monarchy, Danish
royalty, visits

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6116Bluhme; Christian A. (1794-1866); Mr; Danish minister1794-1866
NA6159Frederik VII (1808-1863 ); King of Denmark; ( succeeded 1848)1808-1863
NA6150Christian IX (1818-1906 ); King of Denmark; (succeeded 1863)1818-1906
NA6063Wynn; Henry W. Williams- (1783-1856); Sir1783-1856
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
PL5326/Virgin Islands
PL5327/St Croix/West Indies
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