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TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 10 Aug 1858.
Date10 August 1858
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionReports that yellow fever has broken out at Ferrol, and therefore the Queen is likely to cut short her tour; two months previously the war steamer Isabella II returned from Havana to Cadiz with a healthy crew, then a few days later conveyed the Minister of Marine to Ferrol that the disease broke out and eight people on board died; strict sanitary measures have been adopted to try to prevent the disease from spreading into the town or along the coast.
Termmedical conditions, yellow fever

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6259Isabella II (1830-1904); Queen of Spain; ( reigned 1833-1868)1830-1904
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
PL5658/El Ferrol/Spain
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