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TitleCopy letter from 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London to Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Baltic Provinces, Russia; 28 Nov 1870.
Date28 November 1870
Content DescriptionReports that he has seen a despatch from Prince Gorchakov stating Russia had wanted to discuss the revision of the 1856 Treaty with the other interested powers, but all attempts had failed; Baron Brunnow has told him that on several occasions he had said to Lord Malmesbury and Lord Clarendon that the issue of revision might arise; he felt that Baron Brunnow was not answering his questions properly, and Baron Brunnow replied that he had no authority to discuss the despatch; Baron Brunnow said decisively that during the last twelve years there has been no proposal from Russia to Britain for the revision of the 1856 treaty.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6137Gower; Granville G. Leveson- (1815-1891); 2nd Earl Granville; diplomat M.P. statesman1815-1891
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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