Document ReferenceBu 41/4
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, The Hague, Netherlands, to 1st Earl Russell [J. Russell], Foreign Office, London; 30 Apr 1862.
Date30 April 1862
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him the King is to visit Paris against the wishes of the government; reports that the Prince of Orange will join the King and Queen at the Tuilleries; comments on the possible marriage between the Prince of Orange and Princess Anna Meurat and states this match is disapproved of by the Dutch press and society in The Hague; the King is seen to be collaborating with Emperor Napoleon; the Queen has stated that the Prince of Orange may marry a Princess of England; the King has been received well at Overijssel; he is to visit the province of Zealand and the towns of Middleburg and Huslieg [sic].
Termmarriage, royal
royalty, visits
press, Dutch
public opinion, Dutch

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6487Willem III (1817-1890); King of The Netherlands; ( succeeded 1849)1817-1890
NA6488Willem (1840-1879); Prince of Orange1840-1879
NA6432Sophie (1818-1877); Queen of the Netherlands; ( wife of Willem III)1818-1877
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA6220Murat; Anna (1841-1924); Princess1841-1924
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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