Document ReferenceBu 44/23
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 23 Feb 1859.
Date23 February 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports from Mr Drummond-Hay confirmed the release of Spanish prisoners being held by the Rifs, who had threatened to shoot them if the cannon captured by the garrison of Melilla was not returned; states that Drummond-Hay and the Sultan of Morocco had secured the release of the prisoners and gives details of negotiations with reference to Khateeb.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
military campaigns, prisoners of war
arms and weapons, cannon

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6256Khateeb; Said Mahommed (fl 1858-1861); Moorish ministerfl 1858-1861
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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