Document ReferenceBu 45/14
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 10 July 1858.
Date10 July 1858
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionReports that Señor Ist£riz is hesitant about accepting the Mission to London on account of Earl of Malmesbury's speech in the House of Commons; Ist£riz has been heard to say that he knows Britain too well to expect any satisfactory explanation of this, and that his position in the event of failure would be disagreeable, in view of his alleged partiality to English habits and opinions; he therefore hopes that Spanish pretensions on this subject will be modified.
Termslavery, slave trade
politics, British
appointments, diplomatic

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6338Ist£riz; Francisco J. (1790-1871); Señor; Spanish politician1790-1871
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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