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Document ReferenceBu 46/106
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 6 Feb 1860.
Date6 February 1860
Extent2 ff
LevelPiece
Content DescriptionConcerns the injuries received by British vessels from shots fired from Tarifa and refers to the Spanish Government's refusal to 'entertain' claims of compensation; explains the British Government have proposed that contradictory evidence should be submitted to a joint commission but reveals Mr Collantes showed 'great objection' to this proposal; explains Mr Collantes stated that Spain could not be held responsible for cases where shots had been fired at vessels in error.
Termforeign relations, Spain and Great Britain
Spanish affairs, government
maritime vessels, ships, compensation for

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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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