Document ReferenceBu 45/76
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 10 Jan 1859.
Date10 January 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to a despatch from the Earl of Clarendon regarding the alleged murder of David Silver, a British subject on board a Peruvian ship by the Collector of Customs at Lambuano in the Philippine Islands, and the improper imprisonment of several British subjects from among the crew; the Captain General of the Philippines held that the British Government's report on the matter was inaccurate; the Captain General's report is inconsistent; he believes that the British Government will want the Collector of Customs to stand trial.
Termcrimes, murder

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6093Villiers; George W.F. (1800-1870); 4th Earl of Clarendon1800-1870
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA6097Caradoc; John H. (1799-1873); 2nd Baron Howden; diplomat; succeeded 18391799-1873
NA7468Silver; David (-1857); Mr; sailor murdered on Philippine Islands-1857
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
PL5716/Lambuano/Philippine Islands
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