Document ReferenceBu 39/6
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark, to 4th Earl of Clarendon [G. Villiers], Foreign Office, London; 25 June 1856.
Date25 June 1856
Content DescriptionReports that de Scheel has informed him that the Danish government have refused Clarendon's proposal; informs him that the result of a conversation between Lord Wodehouse and General Orholm has been telegraphed to London; states that the Danes will not change their mind on the terms; Spain will not pay any compensation and Belgium is waiting to see what happens; states that British action is therefore very important to smaller states; discusses American involvement in Sound Dues issue; gives an account of a conversation with Mr Quaade; informs him he is to see de Scheele.

Postscript states that, despite his meeting with de Scheel, little progress has been made.
Termtaxation, duties, Sound Dues

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6189Scheel; L.N. de (fl 1855); Mr ; (Danish statesman)fl 1855
NA7401Orholm; - (fl 1856); Generalfl 1856
NA6566Quaade; - (fl 1854-1864); -; Danish politicianfl 1854-1864
NA6095Wodehouse; John (1826-1902); 1st Earl of Kimberley; 3rd Baron Wodehouse 1846 created earl 18661826-1902
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
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