Document ReferenceBu 45/78
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 25 Jan 1859.
Date25 January 1859
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionComments on the alleged wish of American to acquire the Danish West Indian Islands; there is discontent on the Island of St Thomas due to its trading restrictions with neighbouring Spanish islands; the Danish minister in Madrid shares the British view that it would be inexpedient to allow the Island to go under the protection of the United States; discusses the Island's trade restrictions.
Termcolonial affairs, Danish
colonial affairs, American
trade, restrictions

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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
PL5721/St Thomas/North America
PL5326/Virgin Islands
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