Document ReferenceBu 45/152
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 20 May 1860.
Date20 May 1860
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionDiscusses a report that the Government of Naples has requested Spanish assistance in suppressing the insurrection in Sicily; Mr Collantes stated that it is impossible for the Queen [Isabel] to intervene; Mr Collantes believed that Naples would have done better to ask Spain's advice, which might have helped avert the present crisis; Mr Collantes has emphasised that Spain intends to stay neutral in European affairs.
Termcivil disorder, insurrections
politics, Spanish, foreign policy
foreign policy, Spanish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6259Isabella II (1830-1904); Queen of Spain; ( reigned 1833-1868)1830-1904
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA6087Pius IX (1792-1878); Pope; Giovanni M.M. Ferretti Pope from 18461792-1878
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
PL1920/Kingdom of the Two Sicilies/Italy
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