Document ReferenceBu 44/89
TitleCopy despatch from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 10 May 1860.
Date10 May 1860
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he had addressed a note to Calderon Collantes regarding the freedom of navigation in the Straits of Gibraltar; discusses peace negotiations and states he had shown Collantes a map and pointed out the strategic importance of Point Barmija; reports he had received satisfactory assurances from Calderon Collantes on this subject and that the treaty was awaiting ratification by the Cortes and the Sultan.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
politics, Spanish, Cortes

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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