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TitleCopy letter from 2nd Earl Granville [G.Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia; 9 Dec 1870.
Date9 December 1870
Content DescriptionReports on a discussion he has had with Baron Brunnow; Baron Brunnow and Count Bernstoff have agreed that the representatives at the Conference should come to an understanding outside of it; Baron Brunnow has submitted to the Russian Government the statement with which he proposes to open the Conference; Baron Brunnow believes that the only generally acceptable solution will be to open the Black Sea, with limitations on the Sultan's powers in the area; he could give the Baron no assurances as to the outcome of the Conference, but hopes it will satisfy all parties.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
NA6199Bernstorff; Albrecht (1809-1873); Count1809-1873
NA6888Abdülaziz (1830-1876); Sultan of Turkey; (succeeded 1861)1830-1876
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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