Document ReferenceBu 45/141
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 27 Mar 1860.
Date27 March 1860
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionReports that Marshall O'Donnell has stated to him that the rumour that there is an understanding between Spain and France regarding Spanish conquests in Morocco is entirely false; Spain does not wish to ally with France, but only to maintain friendly relations; Spain would try to stay neutral in the event of a European War; the Government of Spain wishes to concentrate on improving and developing the country's resources.
Termpolitics, Spanish, foreign policy
politics, Spanish, domestic
foreign policy, Spanish

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