Document ReferenceBu 48/43
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 19 Nov 1870.
Date19 November 1870
Content DescriptionHopes that the British Government will suspend any plans to take military precautions against use of force by Russia for another week; the Russian organisation of reserve forces will not come into operation until 1872; Colonel Blane should be able to explain the increased number of recruits which is about to be ordered for 1870; hopes that Russia will not carry out the declaration without consent of the other powers.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
armies, Russian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6747Blane; Robert (-1871); Colonel; military attaché in St Petersburg-1871
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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