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Document ReferenceBu 45/144
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 14 Apr 1860.
Date14 April 1860
Extent2 ff
LevelPiece
Content DescriptionReports that various personal effects of the Count de Montemolin and his brother Don Fernando have been captured by the authorities, and that about 13 persons have joined General Ortega in flight; has expressed to the Spanish Government the satisfaction of the British Government in hearing of the failure of the late revolutionary movement in Spain, and its hope that the Spanish Government will be merciful to those who took part; he [Buchanan] feels that the Spanish public will not be satisfied unless General Ortega's sentence is capital punishment; Colonel Carrion, Carlist chief in Castile, who received Queen's pardon, has been shot, as have two others; the Marquis of Romana and his brothers are on parole in their own house.
Termpolitics, Spanish, Carlists
civil disorder, insurrections
justice, capital punishment
public opinion, Spanish

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Persons
CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6382Carlos Luis (1818-1861); Count of Montemolín; (son of the pretender Don Carlos; also styled Carlos VI of Spain and the Indies)1818-1861
NA7497Fernando; of Spain (1824-1861); younger son of the pretender Don Carlos1824-1861
NA7496Ortega; Gonz lez (fl 1860-1861); Señor; Carlistfl 1860-1861
NA7498Romana; - (fl 1860); Marquess; in Spainfl 1860
NA7499Carrion; - (-1860); Colonel; Carlist-1860
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
Places
CodeSet
PL5806/San Carlos de la R pita/Spain
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