Document ReferenceBu 44/21
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 2 Feb 1859.
Date2 February 1859
Extent5 ff
Content DescriptionForwards Drummond-Hay's despatches and correspondence with Khateeb relating to Don Juan Blanco's note which had already been sent to London; reports Blanco's conduct and language was not in line with Calderon Collantes' statement of Spanish intentions regarding Morocco; comments on Spanish claims against Morocco and possible willingness to drop these in exchange for territory around Spanish forts in Morocco; refers to the taking of prisoners by both sides and the possibility of their exchange.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
military campaigns, prisoners of war
architecture, fortifications

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6225Hay; John Hay Drummond- (1816-1893); Sir; diplomat1816-1893
NA6256Khateeb; Said Mahommed (fl 1858-1861); Moorish ministerfl 1858-1861
NA6257Blanco; Juan (fl 1858-1861); Donfl 1858-1861
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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