Document ReferenceBu 45/20
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 7 July 1858.
Date7 July 1858
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionEncloses a copy of a letter sent by Mr Porro of Gibraltar, a British subject whose business had suffered as a result of an infraction of fiscal laws by a Spaniard named José Vidal, who had illegally conveyed to Cadiz in which Mr Porro had the principal share; Mr Porro names Don Carlos de España, the Spanish Chargé d'Affaires in Morocco as being a party to this fraudulent transaction; Mr Lumley has referred this to the British Chargé d'Affaires at Tangier; if Mr Porro wants redress he should bring the matter before a court of law.
Termtaxation, tax fraud
financial affairs, fraud

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7413Porra; - (fl 1858); Señorfl 1858
NA6224Vidal; José (fl 1858); Mrfl 1858
NA6253Savile; John (1818-1896); 1st Baron Savile; diplomat cr. baron 1888; eldest natural son of 8th Earl of Scarbrough1818-1896
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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