Count Cavour recalled as prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia
Count Cavour had resigned as prime minister of Piedmont-Sardinia six months before over the terms of the treaty ending the war between France and Austria. When King Victor Emmanuel recalled him, Cavour immediately set about to negotiate with the French, notably exchanging Savoy and Nice for freedom to annex Tuscany and Emilia to the emerging united Italian state. (By John Osborne)
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1861 (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, Lee and Company, 1860), 407.