Document ReferenceBu 11/7
TitleLetter from C. Spring-Rice, Foreign Office, London, to Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 27 Jan 1860.
Date27 January 1860
Content DescriptionExplains that it will be clear from Lord John Russell's private letter that he had not forgotten what he said about Comyn; has been asked to draw up a meno about his past services, which he had made complementary, presumably to do with his promotion to the Bath [KCB]; congratulates him on the settlement of the arms debt, which would help Gladstone's budget; does not know if the reduction on the duty of French wine will affect duty on Spanish wine; the Foreign Office is being pestered by enquires about Escalante [imprisoned for preaching without permission in Spain] and he expects D'Orsey [who was attempting to establish a Church of England Mission in Spain] will be troublesome; refers to the question of the Cuba duties; Stuart was in Scotland, but due to travel to Naples; Wyke had been appointed Minister in Mexico.
honours and decorations, KCB
trade, Spanish
trade, wine
trade, French
politics, British
trade, arms
food and drink, wine
appointments, diplomatic, Mexico
appointments, diplomatic, Naples

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA982Gladstone; William E. (1809-1898); P.M. 1868-74 1880-85 1886 1892-941809-1898
NA6340Escalante; Martin (fl 1859-1860); Mr; British and Foreign Bible Societyfl 1859-1860
NA6367D'Orsey; Alex J.D. (1812-1894); Rev.; Chaplain to the English Church Becco dos Aranhas Maderia1812-1894
NA6386Wyke; Charles L. (1815-1897); Sir; diplomat1815-1897
NA6234Stuart; William (1824-1896); Sir; diplomat1824-1896
NA6229Rice; Charles W.T. Spring- (1819-1870); Mr1819-1870
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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