Document ReferenceBu 7/25
TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Berlin, Prussia, to A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark; 12 Mar 1858.
Date12 March 1858
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that Lord Malmesbury had not had time to deal with anything other than the problems in Paris, but that Lord Cowley's report had been well received; states that it was a good thing for the British Government to take a stand against Louis Napoleon; reports that Manteuffel had published a paper on the Danish question; comments on his handling of the situation in Denmark; informs him that Lord Wodehouse was to resign from his post in St Petersburg and discusses his possible replacement which he saw as a choice between Crampton and Hudson, if Loftus would succeed Crampton; comments on the effect of a change in government on the diplomatic service with regard to promotion stating that Loftus, Lowther and Harris would be first in line and that Percy Doyle may also secure advancement.
Termpolitics, British, domestic
appointments, diplomatic
appointments, diplomatic, St Petersburg

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
NA6062Wellesley; Henry R.C. (1804-1884); 1st Earl Cowley1804-1884
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA6205Manteuffel; Otto T.F. von (1805-1882); Baron; statesman retired 18581805-1882
NA6095Wodehouse; John (1826-1902); 1st Earl of Kimberley; 3rd Baron Wodehouse 1846 created earl 18661826-1902
NA6241Hudson; James (1810-1885); Sir; British Diplomatic Service1810-1885
NA6206Crampton; John Fiennes Twisleton (1805-1886); 2nd Baronet; succ. 1858; British Diplomatic Service1805-1886
NA6208Loftus; Augustus W.F.S. (1817-1904); Lord; diplomat1817-1904
NA6239Lowther; William (1821-1912); Mr; diplomat and M.P.1821-1912
NA6242Doyle; Percy W. (1806-1888); Mr; diplomat1806-1888
NA6243Harris; Edward A.J. (1808-1888); Sir; diplomat1808-1888
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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