Document ReferenceBu 4/53
TitleLetter from R. Dundas, 'Duke of Wellington', Kiel to A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark; 18 Nov 1855.
Date18 November 1855
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionIs glad Buchanan had returned from England; had heard from Mr Magenis at Stockholm that the Americans were in the Baltic; informs him that he had taken measures to ensure that illegal cargo did not get through the blockade; hoped to have a vessel at Elsinore in a few days and would send orders for vessels, which Buchanan had thought suspicious at Copenhagen, to be watched; had been instructed by the Admiralty to remain in the area until he was certain that there was firm ice at Kronstadt.
Termnavies, British
military campaigns, Baltic 1854-5
military campaigns, Crimean War 1853-6
climate, Baltic
maritime vessels, naval, Duke of Wellington

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6168Magenis; Arthur C. (1801-1867); Sir; diplomat1801-1867
NA6174Dundas; Richard Saunders- (1802-1861); Sir; admiral of the fleet1802-1861
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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