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TitleLetter from 2nd Baron Bloomfield [J. Bloomfield], Berlin, Prussia, to A. Buchanan, Copenhagen, Denmark; 20 Mar 1858.
Date20 March 1858
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that the messenger had arrived and his despatches had been sent to London; thanks him for his letter and states that he was also 'compelled to guess at the wishes of Downing Street'; Lord Malmesbury, like Lord Clarendon, did not say much about the Danish question; discusses the influence of public opinion on English politics; comments on the resignation of [Sir George] Seymour, which had been forced by Malmesbury.

PS States that he was sorry to hear Copenhagen had become so expensive and that he did not know who would succeed Wodehouse in St Petersburg.
Termgovernment business, resignations
politics, British, domestic
public opinion, British
appointments, diplomatic, St Petersburg
territorial disputes, Schleswig-Holstein

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6138Seymour; George H. (1797-1880); Sir; diplomat and envoy; and secretary to Castlereagh 18221797-1880
NA6095Wodehouse; John (1826-1902); 1st Earl of Kimberley; 3rd Baron Wodehouse 1846 created earl 18661826-1902
NA6057Bloomfield; John A.D. (1802-1879); 2nd Baron Bloomfield; diplomat1802-1879
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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