Document ReferenceBu 45/103
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 25 June 1859.
Date25 June 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that a British subject named Christopher Moffat, who was owed money by the owner of a lead mine, carried off a portion of lead from the mine, saying that it was payment in kind; for this he was arrested and sentenced to two years imprisonment; he [Buchanan] has succeeded in obtaining remission of the sentence from the Queen.
Termjudicial system, Spanish
crimes, theft
mining and extraction, lead

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6259Isabella II (1830-1904); Queen of Spain; ( reigned 1833-1868)1830-1904
NA6307Brackenbury; William (fl 1859-1863); Mr; diplomatfl 1859-1863
NA7450Negreti; - (fl 1858); SeƱor; Spanish statesmanfl 1858
NA7482Moffat; Christopher (fl 1859); Mr; in Spainfl 1859
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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