Document ReferenceBu 45/114
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, San Ildefonso, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 9 Aug 1859.
Date9 August 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionComments on the matter of the strange relations between Miss Cecilia Howard and Mr Gomaz de Avellanada, the late Spanish consul at Malta; Miss Howard has applied to Mr Brackenbury for protection and assistance; Mr Avellanada states that no criminal connection took place between them; Miss Howard has been placed in the care of a religious society; Mr Avellanada has breached an engagement; Mr Avellanada has been removed from Malta to St Domingo.
Termsocial conduct, scandal
appointments, diplomatic, Spanish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6307Brackenbury; William (fl 1859-1863); Mr; diplomatfl 1859-1863
NA6330Howard; Cecilia (fl 1859); Miss; had relations with Spanish consul at Maltafl 1859
NA6329Avellanada; Gomez (fl 1859); Señor; Spanish diplomatfl 1859
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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