Document ReferenceBu 46/107
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 11 Mar 1860.
Date11 March 1860
Extent7 ff
Content DescriptionReports meeting with Mr Collantes and his aversion to the proposal for a conference or arbitration over the firing on vessels from the fortress at Tarifa; observes that he does not hope for satisfaction and describes the advice he has given his American colleague as to their action; remarks on Mr Pastor's 'very strong note' about the status of the Straits of Gibraltar as 'a highway of the world'.
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
NA7485Pastor Diaz; Nicomedes (1811-1863); Señor; Spanish statesman1811-1863
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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