Document ReferenceBu 44/90
TitleCopy despatch from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 27 May 1860.
Date27 May 1860
Extent5 ff
Content DescriptionReports that he had discussed the freedom of the navigation of the Straits of Gibraltar and new Spanish territory around Ceuta with O'Donnell; states he had received assurances from O'Donnell that navigation of the straits would remain open; informs him he had notified Drummond-Hay of his discussion with O'Donnell; reports that he and Mr Edwardes had seen Calderon Collantes and discussed the new Spanish territory in Morocco with particular reference to coastal regions; states that he had informed Collantes that the British Government would send an official note clarifying points discussed.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6102Edwardes; Richard (1807-1866); Mr; diplomat1807-1866
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA6258O'Donnell; Leopoldo (1809-1867); Duke of Tetuan; general and politician1809-1867
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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