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TitleLetter from R. Dundas, 'Duke of Wellington', Nargen [Naissaar], to A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark; 26 May 1855.
Date26 May 1855
Extent2 ff
LevelPiece
Content DescriptionInforms him that he had asked Rainals and Deacon to forward his mail; had very little to report due to the weather conditions; thanks him for the papers detailing outcome of the Vienna Congress; states that in his opinion the war would continue unless the supremacy of the Russians in the Black Sea was accepted; the only possible countermeasure would be the establishment of a strong British navy at Constantinople.
Termnavies, British
military campaigns, Baltic 1854-5
military campaigns, Crimean War 1853-6
maritime vessels, naval, Duke of Wellington

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6152Rainals; Harry (fl 1859-1861); Mr; Vice-Consul at Copenhagen Denmarkfl 1859-1861
NA6185Deacon; Henry C. (-1869); Captain; Royal Navy-1869
NA6174Dundas; Richard Saunders- (1802-1861); Sir; admiral of the fleet1802-1861
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
Places
CodeSet
PL83/Constantinople/Turkey
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