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Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Mensdorff to Count Berchtold, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Albert Count Mensdorff (pictured), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold. In his telegram, Mensdorff discusses the Great Power conference proposed by British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey. Count Mensdorff to Count Berchtold. London, 28 July 1914. […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Mensdorff to Count Berchtold, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Albert Count Mensdorff (pictured), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold. In his telegram, Mensdorff adds to his telegram of 27 July in which he described British fears of escalation of the Austro-Serbian conflict into a World […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to Count Mensdorff, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to London, Albert von Mensdorff. In his telegram, Berchtold describes a meeting he had with the British Ambassador. The British proposal for a great power conference to mediate the Austro-Serb crisis was met with […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to Count Mensdorff, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a coded telegram to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to London, Albert von Mensdorff. In his telegram, Berchtold gives instructions on how Mensdorff should present the Austro-Hungrian reaction to Serbia’s answer to the ultimatum. Count Berchtold to Count Mensdorff. Vienna, 28 July 1914. […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to the Imperial and Royal Ambassadors to Germany, the United Kingdom, and Italy, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, sent a coded private telegram to his Ambassadors to Germany, the United Kingdom, and Italy. In his telegram, Berchtold relates information on the possibility of British intervention in a continental war. It is important to note that the telegram from Count Szecsen which […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to Count Szogyeny, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, sent a coded telegram to Laszlo Count Szogyeny, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to Germany. In his telegram, Berchtold discusses the British proposal for diplomatic mediation. Count Berchtold to Count Szogyeny. Vienna, 28 July 1914. Cyphered telegram.—Private. Received your Excellency’s telegram of 27 July. I […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to Count Szogyeny, 28 July 1914

On 28 July 1914, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, sent a coded telegram to Laszlo Count Szogyeny, the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to Germany. In his telegram, Berchtold shares an edited version of the Austro-Hungarian Ambassador to the United Kingdom’s, Albert Count Mensdorff, 27 July telegram to Vienna. Count Berchtold to Count Szogyeny. Vienna, […]

Austro-Hungarian Red Book: Count Berchtold to the Austro-Hungarian Ambassadors in St. Petersburg, Rome, Paris, London and Berlin, 27 July 1914

On 27 July 1914, the Austro-Hungarian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Leopold Count Berchtold (pictured), sent a telegram to the Austro-Hungarian ambassadors in St. Petersburg, Rome, Paris, London, and Berlin. In his telegram, Berchtold reiterates the wish to localise the conflict between Austria-Hungary and Serbia. Count Berchtold to the Imperial and Royal Ambassadors in St. Petersburg, […]