Document ReferenceBu 44/65
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 26 Dec 1859.
Date26 December 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he had received reports that the war in Morocco was being fought with great ferocity; suggests that Mr Drummond-Hay should attempt to persuade the Moors to follow the laws of war laid down in Europe; understood the Sultan of Morocco looked favourably on the idea.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
military campaigns, rules of war

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6302Muhammad IV (d 1873); Sultan of Morocco; ( succeeded 1859)d 1873
NA6225Hay; John Hay Drummond- (1816-1893); Sir; diplomat1816-1893
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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