Document ReferenceBu 45/140
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 21 Mar 1860.
Date21 March 1860
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports on a discussion he has had with Mr Collantes on the matter of Mexico, and whether there was any prospect of Britain, France and Spain joining together to prevent Mexico from being absorbed into the United States; he [Buchanan] stated that the British Government has shown no interest in intervening in Mexico; he believes any intervention of European Powers would be futile; in England the opinion is growing that if settled government were established in Mexico the country would make a considerable contribution to the commerce and prosperity of other states.
TermMexican affairs, 'Mexican Question'
politics, American, foreign policy
foreign policy, American
business and commerce

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
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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