Document ReferenceBu 42/10
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 25 July 1858.
Date25 July 1858
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that since Calderon Collantes has departed he thinks that the Spanish government will accept a verbal explanation to Isturiz [of Malmesbury's speech on the slave trade]; gives details of plan proposed to the Cortes by General O'Donnell on public expenditure; expresses approval of General O'Donnell's idea.

Postscript informing him that the note drawn up by the Foreign Office was done so before the change of Ministry but not revised by Isturiz; the note was accepted by the new government as a legacy from their predecessors.
Termslavery, slave trade
parliamentary business, speeches
politics, Spanish, domestic
politics, Spanish, Cortes

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA6338Ist£riz; Francisco J. (1790-1871); Señor; Spanish politician1790-1871
NA6258O'Donnell; Leopoldo (1809-1867); Duke of Tetuan; general and politician1809-1867
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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