Document ReferenceBu 10/18
TitleLetter from W. Stuart, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 5 Feb 1859.
Date5 February 1859
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he has received a letter from Georgiana; their uncle was generous in his legacies; the new Brazilian Foreign Minister is easier to deal with than his predecessor; refers to disagreement between Uraguay and Argentina over the River Plate; has urged Brazil to remain neutral; the American expedition has aborted its efforts in the region; Mr Howard of Lisbon is an excellent friend and colleague; asks to be remembered to Middleton; hopes he has recovered from the political effects of 'Salamanca's disease'; mentions a treaty which would guarantee the independence of Uraguay; complains about the heat.
Termclimate, Brazilian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6083Howard; Henry F. (1809-1898); Sir; British Diplomatic Service1809-1898
NA6313Middleton; Robert T.C. (-1902); Mr; diplomat-1902
NA6234Stuart; William (1824-1896); Sir; diplomat1824-1896
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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