Document ReferenceBu 46/11
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J.Harris], Foreign Office, London; 11 Dec 1858.
Date11 December 1858
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to a meeting with Calderón Collantes regarding the dispatch of the 'Spanish Squadron' to Mexico in order to obtain 'redress for the injuries' suffered by Spanish subjects at Tampico; explains the Government and people of Mexico should not be made to suffer for the acts against the Spanish people as they were committed by a group of 'insurgent troops'; reveals the Commander of the Spanish Squadron is authorized to use force 'in the event of there being no hope of redress being obtained in other ways'; refers to the desire of the Spanish Government to obtain a peaceful solution to the problems between Spain and Mexico.
Termforeign affairs, Spain and Mexico 1858
Spanish affairs, government
Mexican affairs, government
navies, Spanish

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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
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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