Document ReferenceBu 5/2
TitleLetter from 4th Earl of Clarendon [G. Villiers], Foreign Office, London, to A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark; 5 Feb 1855.
Date5 February 1855
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionAgrees he was correct to tell M. de Scheel that if Denmark enjoys the benefits of neutrality during war, it cannot expect the benefits of an ally during peace; is not prepared to take the Schleswig-Holstein army into service but will accept recruits from its ranks; Lord Derby has failed to form a Government so Palmerston is trying, but he doubts he will be successful.
Termmilitary campaigns, Crimean War 1853-6
politics, Danish
military campaigns, neutrality, Danish
politics, British, domestic

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA143Temple; Henry John (1784-1865); 3rd Viscount Palmerston; succ. 1802; statesman; Prime Minster 1855-1858 and 1859-18651784-1865
NA6073Stanley; Edward G. Smith- (1799-1869); 14th Earl of Derby; statesman1799-1869
NA6189Scheel; L.N. de (fl 1855); Mr ; (Danish statesman)fl 1855
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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