Document ReferenceBu 48/138
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 2nd Earl Granville [G.Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 12 Dec 1870
Date12 December 1870
Content DescriptionReports that Prince Gorchakov is happy that relations between Britain and Russia are improving; Prince Gorchakov is satisfied with the way that the British Government is dealing with the matter; he told the Prince that an amicable solution depended greatly on freedom of action being given to Baron Brunnow; Baron Brunnow will present the views of Russia at the conference without making reference to the declaration contained in the recent Russian circular; Prince Gorchakov maintained that the Emperor has the right to exercise sovereignty in his own dominions; he suggested that they had better avoid discussing that subject.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
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