Document ReferenceBu 44/39
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 25 Sep 1859.
Date25 September 1859
Extent5 ff
Content DescriptionReports he had received a letter from Drummond-Hay stating if the Spanish Government showed patience, Morocco would meet its demands; informs him he had addressed Calderon Collantes on the subject and that they had discussed public opinion in Spain; the Spanish had extended their ultimatum until 16 Oct and were awaiting the Sultan's reply; forwards Mr Drummond-Hay's letter and states Calderon Collantes wished to satisfy the interests of his country whilst maintaining peace.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
public opinion, Spanish

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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
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA6302Muhammad IV (d 1873); Sultan of Morocco; ( succeeded 1859)d 1873
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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