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TitleLetter from C. Spring-Rice, Foreign Office, London, to A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 5 May 1859.
Date5 May 1859
Extent2 ff
LevelPiece
Content DescriptionComments on the forthcoming election results which he expects will be hostile to the government, resulting in a change; public opinion leans towards neutrality in war and is hostile to the French Emperor; mentions a secret treaty between the French and Russians which both parties deny; believes it exists and that the parties are hostile to Austria and England; thinks he may appreciate Gorchakov's explanations; the story about the Danish treaty is denied.
Termelections, 1859
public opinion

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA141Gorchakov; Alexander M. (1798-1883); Prince; Russian Foreign Minister1798-1883
NA6229Rice; Charles W.T. Spring- (1819-1870); Mr1819-1870
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
Places
CodeSet
PL90/Austria
PL1331/Russia
PL290/France
PL87/Denmark
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