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TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Berlin, Prussia, to A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark; 2 Jan 1857.
Date2 January 1857
Extent5 ff
LevelPiece
Content DescriptionSends New Year wishes; comments on the duties of the messenger Dunz who carried despatches from Copenhagen; states there were lots of despatches on the Sound Dues; the Neuchâtel situation was growing increasingly serious, and the King [of Prussia] obstinate; suggests Napoleon was encouraging him in order to bully the Swiss whilst the Tsar and the Austrians were keeping their distance; hoped the Belgrade Question will soon be settled; reports Lord Wodehouse's despatches show a slow improvement in the relations with Russia; the French occupation will soon cease; informs him Colin Campbell and his officers were in St Petersburg and discusses their movements; sends regards from Lady Bloomfield.

Postscript stating Howard is disappointed about Frankfurt, but that he had been offered Lisbon; magazines will be forwarded to Copenhagen.
Termterritorial disputes, Neuchâtel
taxation, duties, Sound Dues
appointments, diplomatic, Frankfurt
appointments, diplomatic, Lisbon
diplomacy, Neuchâtel question

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6081Friedrich Wilhelm IV (1795-1861); King of Prussia; ( succeeded 1840)1795-1861
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA6192Alexander II (1818-1881); Emperor of all the Russias; (succeeded 1855)1818-1881
NA6095Wodehouse; John (1826-1902); 1st Earl of Kimberley; 3rd Baron Wodehouse 1846 created earl 18661826-1902
NA6214Campbell; Colin (1792-1863); Baron Clyde; field marshal created 18581792-1863
NA6139Bloomfield; Georgiana (1822-1905); Baroness; wife of 2nd Baron Bloomfield1822-1905
NA6083Howard; Henry F. (1809-1898); Sir; British Diplomatic Service1809-1898
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
Places
CodeSet
PL92/Prussia
PL1978/Neuchâtel/Switzerland
PL90/Austria
PL81/St Petersburg/Russia
PL2263/Serbia
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