Document ReferenceBu 11/37
TitleLetter from D. Cameron, Tientsin, China, to A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 10 Jun 1858 (c).
Date10 June 1858
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionCongratulates him on his appointment to Madrid, but had hoped he would go to Vienna or St Petersburg; suggests some appointments are unfair including Lord Chelsea's; is sorry for Orme as he may be stranded in Bolivia should Lord Lyndhurst die; the situation in China has not changed; they are awaiting the arrival of troops before signing any treaty; a ceremony for Lord Elgin had gone very well; describes the climatic changes; has received news that the Taylors have had a son and he is to be godfather; asks him to write with details of the Sound Dues treaty.

PS The Russian treaty is signed; dated Jun 15.
Termmilitary campaigns, Second Opium War 1856-60
appointments, diplomatic, Madrid
appointments, diplomatic, Bolivia
appointments, diplomatic

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6028Copley; John S. (1772-1863); 1st Baron Lyndhurst; Lord Chancellor1772-1863
NA6226Orme; Frederick (fl 1857-1860); Mrfl 1857-1860
NA987Bruce; James (1811-1863); 8th Earl of Elgin and 12th Earl of Kincardine1811-1863
NA6414Taylor; Donald (fl 1858-59); Mrfl 1858-59
NA6415Cadogan; George (1783-1864); 3rd Earl Cadogan1783-1864
NA6124Cameron; Donald (1835-1905); Mr; diplomat and M.P.1835-1905
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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