Document ReferenceBu 44/77
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 28 Feb 1860.
Date28 February 1860
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionReports a meeting with Calderon Collantes at which they had discussed the movements of O'Donnell and promises made by Spain to Britain regarding the Straits of Gibraltar should Spain advance on Tangier; reports they had discussed the evacuation of Tangier and the protection of the personal property of Mr Drummond-Hay; informs him Calderon Collantes did not envisage Spain attempting to retain control of Tetuan due to the financial implications of such a policy.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'

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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
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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