Document ReferenceBu 10/24
TitleLetter from F. Warden, The Mount, Gibraltar, to A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 26 May 1859.
Date26 May 1859
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionReminds him that they had met in Constantinople and St Petersburg; refers to a British subject, Martin Escalante, who is an employee of the British and Foreign Bible Society; he has been arrested on the mainland for circulating scriptures in the Spanish language and imprisoned at Cadiz; has already contacted Mr Brackenbury, consul at Cadiz, about this; asks if he could use his influence in the matter; is sorry that he did not see him in Copenhagen at the time of the Baltic campaign during the war with Russia.
Termclubs and societies, British and Foreign Bible Society
justice, prison

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6340Escalante; Martin (fl 1859-1860); Mr; British and Foreign Bible Societyfl 1859-1860
NA6307Brackenbury; William (fl 1859-1863); Mr; diplomatfl 1859-1863
NA6341Warden; Frederick (1807-1869); Captain; Royal Navy1807-1869
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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