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TitleLetter from J. Drummond-Hay, Tangier, Morocco, to Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 27 Dec 1860.
Date27 December 1860
Extent6 ff
Content DescriptionStates that he is sorry to learn of his appointment to The Hague; Napier's title does not justify his being promoted at Buchanan's expense; has received news that if the Sultan does not settle his debt by Feb 1861 that Tetuan would be taken and negotiation would cease; the presence of Spanish vessels in Moroccan ports had caused unrest amongst the tribes; it was possible that the Sultan could lose his throne, and the Spanish, their money.
Termappointments, diplomatic, Hague
Moroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
territorial disputes, Morocco

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6302Muhammad IV (d 1873); Sultan of Morocco; ( succeeded 1859)d 1873
NA6390Napier; Francis (1819-1898); 10th Baron Napier; succeeded 1834 also Baron Ettrick from 1872 diplomat1819-1898
NA6225Hay; John Hay Drummond- (1816-1893); Sir; diplomat1816-1893
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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