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TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, to 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 16 Nov 1870.
Date16 November 1870
Content DescriptionReports that he has heard a Russian gentleman say that the Emperor, on hearing of the surrender of the French army at Sedan, said "Thank God, Sebastopol is now avenged."
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
military campaigns, Crimean War 1853-6
military campaigns, Franco-Prussian War 1870-1

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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