Document ReferenceBu 48/24
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 11 Nov 1870.
Date11 November 1870
Content DescriptionReports that he has discussed the issuing and reception of the Russian Circular with Prince Gorchakov; he had at first disbelieved the reports of Russia's intentions; Prince Gorchakov had kept the matter secret from foreign diplomats until their governments had been informed to avoid inaccurate views being conveyed; it should not adversely affect the Eastern Question; he has excused himself from a party at which the Emperor may wish to discuss the subject with him.
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
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
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