Document ReferenceBu 10/73
TitleLetter from J. Powles, London, to A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 10 Oct 1859.
Date10 October 1859
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionWrites regarding the appointment of a chaplain for Spain; asks if Lord Russell is leaving the matter with him as he is unsure how to treat enquires made to the Foreign Office; Lord Malmesbury's handling of the situation has been 'extraordinary', especially with regard to the loss of Mr Child's testimonials; the Spanish Certificates question has again been raised; mentions the involvement of the U.S.A. in European stocks; discusses the right of individuals to purchase foreign debts; there was a suggestion that American citizens may purchase the Spanish debt to Britain; he will discuss the matter with Lord Russell on his return from Scotland.
Termreligions, Church of England
appointments, clerical, Spain
financial affairs, investments, foreign government debt

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
NA6354Child; Alfred (fl 1859); Mrfl 1859
NA6264Powles; J.D. (fl 1858-1861); Mrfl 1858-1861
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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