Document ReferenceBu 48/23
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Baltic Provinces, Russia, to 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 11 Nov 1870.
Date11 November 1870
Content DescriptionReports that the Austrian minister has been told he has to wait a few days to see Prince Gorchakov; the Austrian minister received a telegram from Count Beust, explaining that delay is due to the Russian Circular having been received at Vienna; fortunately for Count Beust, Count Chotek was thus prevented from reading a despatch to Prince Gorchakov in which he stated that he could support Russia's views regarding the Christian populations of Turkey, but not those regarding the Black Sea.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
Turkish affairs, 'Eastern Question'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6571Beust; Friedrich F. von (1809-1886); Count; Austrian politician1809-1886
NA6956Chotek; B. (fl 1869-1870); Countfl 1869-1870
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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