Document ReferenceBu 46/100
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 6 Nov 1859.
Date6 November 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to a note sent to Calderón Collantes complaining that the garrison of Tarifa has fired a shot at the mailboat 'Indus' because she was not flying her flag, even though the ship's log states that she was; reveals the testimony of her passengers and crew has been denied by the men on the fortress; reports that Mr Collantes has given his assurances that this type of incident will not happen again.
Termforeign relations, Spain and Great Britain
Spanish affairs, government
maritime vessels, ships, Indus

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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
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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