Document ReferenceBu 46/102
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 26 Nov 1859.
Date26 November 1859
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionReveals the United States Government have complained about shots fired at the 'Arlington', as she passed the coast of Tarifa; reveals the United States 'will not tollerate such insulting and outrageous acts in future'; reveals the United States considers the Straits of Gibraltar to be 'the Great highway of the world, over which no territorial rights can be exercised by the occupants of neighbouring coasts'.
Termforeign relations, Spain and U.S.A.
Spanish affairs, government
maritime vessels, ships, Arlington

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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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