Document ReferenceBu 46/105
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 23 Apr 1860.
Date23 April 1860
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionDiscusses the arrest of the Count of Montemolin and his brother Don Fernando; reveals that a trial may be avoided if the Princes are included in an amnesty; reveals it is rumoured they have 'sent their adhesion to the Queen and have renounced all claim to the throne'; reports that although Calderón Collantes cannot confirm this rumour, he is hopeful that the circumstances which had occurred would enable the Government to close the 'dynastic question'.
TermSpanish affairs, government
monarchy, Spanish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA7537Montemolín; Fernando (fl 1860); -; younger son of the pretender Don Carlosfl 1860
NA7538Montemolín; - (1818-1861); Count; son of the pretender Don Carlos1818-1861
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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