Document ReferenceBu 44/55
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [late 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 15 Nov 1859.
Date15 November 1859
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he had informed Calderon Collantes that the British Government had received assurances that the Spanish Army would not occupy territory which would threaten the Straits of Gibraltar, but would regret the involvement of Spain in an unnecessary war which would impede the development of her resources; informs him Collantes had complained about the publication of diplomatic correspondence in the London Gazette and about the tone of French reporting; comments of the lack of confidence in Morocco in the assurances of Don Juan Blanco and the trust placed by the Moroccans in Drummond-Hay.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
press, British
press, French
armies, Spanish
economy, Spanish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA6225Hay; John Hay Drummond- (1816-1893); Sir; diplomat1816-1893
NA6257Blanco; Juan (fl 1858-1861); Donfl 1858-1861
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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