Document ReferenceBu 11/22
TitleLetter from W. Stuart, Cullen, Scotland, to Sir Andrew Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 12 Feb 1860.
Date12 February 1860
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionCongratulates him on settling the [Spanish arms] debt; this came at an opportune moment according to the Chancellor of the Exchequer in his statement to the House [of Commons]; Scotland is in the grip of a severe winter which is causing concern for sheep farmers; has been pheasant shooting; the Seafields are making improvements to their house; they have established soup kitchens for the poor; has read favourable accounts of Georgiana's first ball; expects to start for Naples in April; Blantyre is looking himself again; expects to visit him at Erskine; mentions a pamphlet about the Spanish war by Mr Ross; sends love to Georgiana and asks him to tell her that 'Taty' is well.
Termtrade, Spanish
trade, arms
climate, Scottish
sports, shooting, pheasant
poverty, relief of, soup kitchen
entertainments, balls
parliamentary business, House of Commons
animals, sheep
appointments, diplomatic, Naples

Click the links below to view related name indexes

Click the links below to view related place indexes

CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
NA6233Buchanan; Georgiana E. (-1904); Lady Buchanan; née Stuart 2nd wife of Andrew Buchanan-1904
NA6399Stuart; Charles (1818-1900); 12th Lord Blantyre1818-1900
NA6400Ross; - (fl 1860); Mr; pamphleteerfl 1860
NA6401Grant; Caroline Ogilvie (-1911); Countess of Seafield; née Stuart daughter of 11th Lord Blantyre; wife of 7th Earl of Seafield-1911
NA6402Grant; John C. Ogilvie (1815-1881); 7th Earl of Seafield1815-1881
NA6234Stuart; William (1824-1896); Sir; diplomat1824-1896
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
Add to My Items