Document ReferenceBu 39/13
TitleCopy letter to A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark, to 4th Earl of Clarendon [G. Villiers], Foreign Office, London; 4 Oct 1856.
Date4 October 1856
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him amendments have been made to the draft Convention that are agreeable and that he has assisted de Bluhme in drawing them up; states that further discussion has taken place on the value of the indemnity; requests that money is paid in a way that meets the wishes of the Danish government; he will forward the note by Mr de Bluhme to Berlin; proposes that the Convention allows for Danes to identify the nationality of vessels travelling through the Sound.

Letter continues [bound after Bu 39/14]; hopes that Clarendon will agree to this proposal; states that the Danes want to protect themselves against any unfavourable arrangement with Berlin.

Copy of enclosure sent with letter; document relating to prevention of fraudulent usage of British flag.
Termtaxation, duties, transit
transport, shipping
taxation, duties, Sound Dues

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6116Bluhme; Christian A. (1794-1866); Mr; Danish minister1794-1866
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
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