Document ReferenceBu 46/101
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 10 Nov 1859.
Date10 November 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to the shot fired at the British steam vessel 'Indus' by the garrison of Tarifa; suggests that the officers of the garrison may not be 'sufficiently acquainted with nautical affairs to ascertain whether a vessel has, or has not, her ensign hoisted'; urges the Spanish Government to discontinue or modify the practice before a fatal accident occurs.
Termforeign relations, Spain and Great Britain
Spanish affairs, government
maritime vessels, ships, Indus

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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