Document ReferenceBu 45/59
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 7 Nov 1858.
Date7 November 1858
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionComments on the occupation of the Island of Balalah by the Spanish; the Spanish claim that they have occupied it since the French Revolution; the island is large and has an excellent harbour; there is a ruined Spanish Castle on the island which is to be rebuilt.
Termpolitics, Spanish, territorial claims
architecture, fortifications
revolutions, French

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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