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TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, to 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 15 Nov 1870.
Date15 November 1870
Content DescriptionStates that tomorrow he will go to Tsarskoé Sélo [Tsrarskoye Selo] to deliver to Prince Gorchakov the British Government's reply to the Russian despatch, which is today published in the "Official Messenger"; it is believed that the King of Prussia supported Russia in this declaration, although Count Bismarck was opposed to it; it is generally believed that Prince Gorchakov has acted unwisely.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6231Wilhelm I (1797-1888); German Emperor; ( King of Prussia from 1861 German Emperor from 1871)1797-1888
NA140Bismarck; Otto E.L. von (1815-1898); Prince; German statesman and Prussian minister-president1815-1898
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
PL5947/Tsarskoye Selo/Russia
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