Document ReferenceBu 48/90
TitleIncomplete copy letter from Sir Andrew Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 2nd Earl Granville [G. Leveson-Gower], Foreign Office, London; 5 Dec 1870.
Date5 December 1870
Content DescriptionReports that the municipality of St Petersburg has voted a sum of 1,000,000 roubles to the Russian Government as a contribution towards building warships in the Black Sea; some newspapers have followed their example; the Russian government has refused these offers.
Termtreaties, Treaty of Paris 1856, Russian repudiation
press, Russian
navies, Russian

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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
PL81/St Petersburg/Russia
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