Document ReferenceBu 50/15
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, St Petersburg, Russia, to 4th Earl of Clarendon [G. Villiers], Foreign Office, London; 25 Aug 1869.
Date25 August 1869
Content DescriptionReports that Westman had not informed him of Kauffman's progress towards Tashkent and that he had told him that although the matter was of no importance, he would like to be informed before the Times correspondent in Berlin; states that he had been informed by Brunnow that Forsyth had given up his plan of returning to India; informs him Lord and Lady Eustace Cecil were travelling to Constantinople via Moscow and the Volga and expresses his satisfaction with Egerton, who had been with him in Berlin; comments on the weather and the consequences for the harvest; hoped he had enjoyed his trip to Wiesbaden.
Central Asian affairs, 'Central Asian Question'
press, Times

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6811Westman; Vladimir I. (fl 1866-1875); Russian assistant minister for foreign affairsfl 1866-1875
NA6733Kaufmann; Constantine (1818-1882); General; responsible for Russian forces in Central Asia1818-1882
NA6884Forsyth; Thomas D. (1827-1886); Sir; Indian civilian promoted trade in central Asia1827-1886
NA6910Cecil; Eustace B.H. Gascoyne- (1834-1921); Lord; M.P.1834-1921
NA6911Cecil; Gertrude L. Gascoyne- (-1919); Lady; daughter of 2nd Earl of Eldon wife of Eustace B. Cecil-1919
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
PL3385/Tashkent/Central Asia
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