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TitleCopy letter from 2nd Earl Granville [G.Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London, to 2nd Baron Lyons [R. Lyons, later 1st Earl Lyons], Tours, France; 19 Dec 1870
Date19 December 1870
Content DescriptionInforms him that both the Russian and Prussian Governments are pressing for the Conference to be held as soon as possible, whether France takes part in it or not; the British Government wishes France to take part; but he should explain to the Count de Chaudordy that the issue is so important that the British Government does not wish to jeopardize that conference.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
military campaigns, Franco-Prussian War 1870-1

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7552Chaudordy; Jean-Baptiste (1824-1899); Count; French diplomat and statesman1824-1899
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
NA6041Lyons; Richard B.P. (1817-1887); 1st Earl Lyons; 2nd Baron Lyons cr. viscount 1881 and earl 1887; diplomat1817-1887
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