Document ReferenceBu 45/42
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 7 Sep 1858.
Date7 September 1858
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionReports that the Spanish Government are uneasy about the United States gaining a footing in the Caribbean; Mr Comyn believes his [Earl of Malmesbury's] proposals are very fair; he had found in an atlas of 1849 that the islands in question are listed as Spanish, which means that British claims to them may have no foundation.
Termterritorial disputes, Caribbean

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6227Comyn; Juan (fl 1858-1861); SeƱor; Spanish Under Secretary of Statefl 1858-1861
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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