Document ReferenceBu 45/67
TitleCopy despatch from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 20 Nov 1858.
Date20 November 1858
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionReports that General Crowan has been appointed Minister of Marine; he is a personal friend of Marshall O'Donnell and the event may have no political significance; discusses the procedure for the appointment of officers; Admiral Quesada, the previous Minister of Marine, had resigned; there are fears of an intrigue that will bring about the dissolution of the Government; today is the Prince of the Asturias's birthday.
Termpolitics, Spanish
appointments, political

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6258O'Donnell; Leopoldo (1809-1867); Duke of Tetuan; general and politician1809-1867
NA7459Crowan; - (fl 1858); General; Spanish statesmanfl 1858
NA7460Quesada; - (fl 1858); Admiralfl 1858
NA7148Alfonso XII (1857-1885); King of Spain and the Indies; (succeeded 1874)1857-1885
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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