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TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, San Ildefonso, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 24 Aug 1859.
Date24 August 1859
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionDiscusses the proposed visit to Europe from Count Cortina of Mexico; has stated to Marshall O'Donnell the view of the British Government, which is that it would be inexpedient; Marshall O'Donnell believes that without interference from other powers, Mexico will soon be annexed by the United States; he [Buchanan] believes that this would only be likely if, by immigration, the Anglo-American sector of the population became predominant.
TermMexican affairs, 'Mexican Question'
foreign policy, American
politics, American, foreign policy

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6258O'Donnell; Leopoldo (1809-1867); Duke of Tetuan; general and politician1809-1867
NA7491Olívay; - (fl 1859); Mrfl 1859
NA7486Cortina; - (fl 1859); Count; Mexican politicianfl 1859
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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