Document ReferenceBu 45/168
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office; 12 Nov 1860.
Date12 November 1860
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports on a conversation he has had with Marshall O'Donnell regarding the situation in Italy, and on the possibility of Iberian Unification; he [Buchanan] argued that the King of Naples had ignored the course of action that the British Government had urged him to adopt; he stated that the British Government approved of the establishment of a free and powerful Italian state, and he was sure that Marshall O'Donnell shared these feelings, to which the Marshall made no reply.
Termunification, Italy
unification, Iberia
foreign policy, British

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6241Hudson; James (1810-1885); Sir; British Diplomatic Service1810-1885
NA6258O'Donnell; Leopoldo (1809-1867); Duke of Tetuan; general and politician1809-1867
NA6404Francesco II (1836-1894 ); King of the Kingdom of the Two Sicilies; ( reigned 1859-60/61)1836-1894
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
PL1920/Kingdom of the Two Sicilies/Italy
PL1926/Papal States
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