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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
LevelPiece
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.
LanguageEnglish
French
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
press, St Petersburg Journal
politics, Russian, reform

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Persons
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
Places
CodeSet
PL81/St Petersburg/Russia
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