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TitleLetter from 3rd Baron Wodehouse [J. Wodehouse, later 1st Earl of Kimberley], Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 17 May 1860.
Date17 May 1860
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he has read the speeches in the 'Divine' which quoted Don Quixote; comments that the fact that the Spanish have to boast about the war shows their inferiority to nations that had fought great wars, like England and France; believes that the Carlist conspiracy must have opened the eyes of the Spaniards to the advantages of a Napoleonic alliance; comments that the Slave Trade makes relations with Spain difficult; thinks that Spain would make a useful ally against the French; is expecting problems with the House of Lords over paper duties; encloses a memo from Captain Washington referring to the whereabouts of Kharah Pasha.
Termslavery, slave trade
politics, Spanish, Carlists

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6391Washington; John (1800-1863); Mr; rear admiral1800-1863
NA6392Kharah Pasha; - (fl 1860); -fl 1860
NA6095Wodehouse; John (1826-1902); 1st Earl of Kimberley; 3rd Baron Wodehouse 1846 created earl 18661826-1902
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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