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TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 5 Dec 1870.
Date5 December 1870
Content DescriptionReports that he has had an interview with Prince Gorchakov; Prince Gorchakov has pointed out that in 1866, when the Treaties guaranteeing the maintenance of the German Confederation were abrogated without the consent of Britain and Russia, he instructed Baron Brunnow to urge the British Government to oppose this action, but the British Government remained passive; he pointed out that Russia had taken a course of action to which she had in previous years objected.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
unification, Germany

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6099Brunnow; Philipp I. von (1797-1875); Baron; Russian diplomat1797-1875
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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