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TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 2nd Earl Granville [G.Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 28 Dec 1870.
Date28 December 1870
Content DescriptionReports that he has learnt the General Ignatiev has sent a letter to Aali Pasha showing that as far back as 1859 Austria, France and Prussia encouraged Russia to seek a revision of the Treaty of Paris of 1856; he has been told that there are written proposals in the Russian Foreign Office, according to which France would assist Russia in annexing Galicia and obtaining a revision of the Treaty in return for co-operation in France's war with Austria in 1859.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
military campaigns, Austrian War with France and Piedmont 1859

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6797Mehemet E. Aali Pasha; - (1815-1871); -; Turkish statesman1815-1871
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA6100Elliot; Henry G. (1817-1907); Sir1817-1907
NA6704Ignatieff; Nikolai P. (1832-1908); Count; general and diplomat1832-1908
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
PL2703/Galicia/Eastern Europe
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