Document ReferenceBu 45/147
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 20 Apr 1860.
Date20 April 1860
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the Spanish Government is being secretive about other persons suspected of involvement in the Carlist rebellion; it is rumoured that the King was not entirely opposed to it; Mr Salamanca is suspected of giving financial support to the rebels; not only are the reactionary party considered to have abetted the rebels, but also some of the Progressivistas; some, including the French Ambassador, believe that the Queen's abdication is likely; many people are annoyed with him for the persistence with which he pressed for General Ortega's pardon.
Termpolitics, Spanish, Carlists
politics, Spanish, Moderato Party
politics, Spanish, Progressivista Party
civil disorder, insurrections

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7421Salamanca; José (1811-1883); Marquess; Spanish politician1811-1883
NA7496Ortega; Gonz lez (fl 1860-1861); Señor; Carlistfl 1860-1861
NA6259Isabella II (1830-1904); Queen of Spain; ( reigned 1833-1868)1830-1904
NA7492Barrot; - (fl 1859); Monsieur; French diplomatfl 1859
NA7501Sartorius; J. L. (-1871); Count de San Luis; Spanish statesman-1871
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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