Document ReferenceBu 44/16
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 20 Dec 1858.
Date20 December 1858
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionInforms him that he had seen Drummond-Hay's despatch and assures him that Spain did not intend to commence hostilities as had been suggested; discusses an exchange of prisoners and territorial disputes at Melilla; reports that he had informed Drummond-Hay that the Spanish squadron off the Moroccan coast was to be broken up.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
navies, Spanish
military campaigns, prisoners of war

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6225Hay; John Hay Drummond- (1816-1893); Sir; diplomat1816-1893
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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