Document ReferenceBu 39/17
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark, to Earl of Shelburne [H. Petty-Fitzmaurice, later 4th Marquess of Lansdowne]; 3 Dec 1856.
Date3 December 1856
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him he is pleased that England is acting with Denmark against French proposals; relates possible problems with treaties; comments on discord caused by transit dues; gives details relating to railways and the lack of revenue; informs him Colonel D'Andrae has a limited view of the merits of transit dues; affirms that what Count Kielmansegg-Gülzow has told him [Shelburne] is true; considers problems caused by the circulation of foreign currency; mentions letter on question of Duchies in 'Der Correspondent'; requests that he passes on information of interest to Lord Clarendon.
Termtaxation, duties, transit
transport, railways

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6641Andrae; Carl C.G. (1812-1893); Colonel; Danish statesman1812-1893
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6215Kielmansegg; Eduard (1804-1879); Count Kielmansegg-Gülzow; P.M. of Hanover 1855-18621804-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6114Fitzmaurice; Henry Petty- (1816-1866); 4th Marquess of Lansdowne; M.P. styled Earl of Shelburne 1836-18631816-1866
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