Document ReferenceBu 44/26
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 7 Apr 1859.
Date7 April 1859
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him he had acted on his instructions and reminded Calderon Collantes of Drummond-Hay's opinion regarding the border of Melilla; discusses the question of neutral ground, the possibility of war in Morocco and the issue of the prisoners taken by both sides [as hostages]; reports that he had discussed the right of Britain to defend her interests in Tangier.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
military campaigns, prisoners of war

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6225Hay; John Hay Drummond- (1816-1893); Sir; diplomat1816-1893
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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