Document ReferenceBu 45/31
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 24 Aug 1858.
Date24 August 1858
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that there have been no events of political importance lately; the press are increasingly hostile to General O'Donnell; the Government has not weeded out corrupt officials; in Catalonia, the General Dulce has been unable to re-establish civil authority; the Moderato Party at Barcelona are dissatisfied with the manner in which the electoral lists have been revised there, but it is unreasonable to connect their discontent with those of factory workers who are striking for higher wages, as these may be republicans and socialists.
Termpolitics, Spanish, corruption
politics, Spanish, Moderato Party
politics, Spanish, republicans
politics, Spanish, socialists
salaries and wages, factory worker, strikes
factories, strikes
occupations and professions, factory worker

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6258O'Donnell; Leopoldo (1809-1867); Duke of Tetuan; general and politician1809-1867
NA7448Dulce; D. (1808-1869); General; Spanish soldier and politician1808-1869
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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