Document ReferenceBu 5/1
TitleLetter from 4th Earl of Clarendon [G. Villiers], Foreign Office, London, to A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark; 11 Jan 1855.
Date11 January 1855
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionConveys sympathy on the death of Mrs Buchanan; she had earned great esteem in Copenhagen; mentions the situation between Denmark and Russia; the blockade would begin early in the year; the Danes must not cause any obstruction; fears they need not look for recruits under the Enlistment Bill in Denmark; asks for intelligence on Schleswig-Holstein's army, including opinions of Danish officers; had been told that many would enlist with Britain including the Duke of Schleswig-Holstein, who claimed to command 10,000 men; those engaged must be reliable.
Termmilitary campaigns, Baltic 1854-5
armies, British
parliamentary business, bills, Enlistment bill
military campaigns, enlistment
military campaigns, troop numbers
military campaigns, Crimean War 1853-6

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6146Christian August (1798-1869); Duke of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg1798-1869
NA6021Buchanan; Frances Katherine (-1854); Mrs; née Mellish 1st wife of Andrew Buchanan-1854
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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