Document ReferenceBu 48/137/1-2
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 2nd Earl Granville [G.Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 13 Dec 1870
Date13 December 1870
Content DescriptionReports that the Emperor continues to receive supportive messages; encloses one from the nobles of St Petersburg.

Enclosure, of an extract, in French, from the "Journal de St P├ętersburg", in which the St Petersburg nobles express their joy at the Government's declaration; the Emperor has delivered them from the painful restrictions that left their Black Sea coast undefended; Russia can now peacefully continue its process of internal reform; the Emperor has ordered for the St Petersburg nobility to be thanked for expressing these sentiments.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
press, St Petersburg Journal
politics, Russian, reform

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
PL81/St Petersburg/Russia
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