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TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 10 Nov 1870.
Date10 November 1870
Content DescriptionReports that M. Thiers has stated to Prince Gorchakov that if Russia had offered to march 300,000 men against Prussia, he might have been tempted to make some kind of concession in return; it is believed that Russia would only have to name the concession it wanted; Prince Gorchakov told M. Thiers that he has no authority to speak to him of the future.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
armies, Russian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA6558Thiers; Louis A. (1797-1877); Monsieur; French statesman and historian1797-1877
NA6041Lyons; Richard B.P. (1817-1887); 1st Earl Lyons; 2nd Baron Lyons cr. viscount 1881 and earl 1887; diplomat1817-1887
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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