Title:
PP/GC/PO/601 Letter from Lord Ponsonby to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston, stating that Austrian will not be intimidated by France and that it is not in the interest of Russia to cause trouble in Europe, but she will support Austria, 20 March 1849
Date:
20/03/1849
Content:
Letter from John Ponsonby, first Viscount Ponsonby, [British ambassador extraordinary and plenipotentiary at Vienna], to Henry John Temple, third Viscount Palmerston: he is certain that the Austrians will not yield if intimidation is attempted by the French, which Ponsonby hopes will not be the case. He does not think the Russian wish for war, even at Wallachia, even though their conduct is bad. The Porte will refuse all Russian proposals. Neither does he believe that the Russians have any interest in fermenting disputes in Germany but they do wish to support Austria. 20 Mar 1849
Extent:
Two papers
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