Document ReferenceBu 44/31
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 9 Sep 1859.
Date9 September 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports he had received a telegram from Codrington informing him of the death of the Sultan of Morocco and the proclamation of Mulai Muhammad as the new Sultan; informs him that he had asked Calderon Collantes if Spain would modify demands made of the Moroccan government in light of rival claimants making a civil war in Morocco possible.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6254Abd ar-Rahman (d 1859); Sultan of Morocco; ( succeeded 1822)d 1859
NA6302Muhammad IV (d 1873); Sultan of Morocco; ( succeeded 1859)d 1873
NA6275Codrington; William J. (1804-1884); Sir; general Governor of Gibraltar 1859-18651804-1884
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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