Document ReferenceBu 44/70
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 3 Feb 1860.
Date3 February 1860
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him he had spoken to Calderon Collantes and written to Mr Drummond-Hay with suggestions to try and prevent further bloodshed; Collantes had told him O'Donnell had attempted to facilitate peace and had treated Moroccan prisoners 'with great kindness'; comments on attempts to persuade Morocco to fight along the guidelines established by 'civilised nations'.
Termmilitary campaigns, rules of war
Moroccan 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
NA6258O'Donnell; Leopoldo (1809-1867); Duke of Tetuan; general and politician1809-1867
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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