Document ReferenceBu 46/111
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris] Foreign Office, London; 6 Aug 1858.
Date6 August 1858
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionConcerns Govenor Chacon of the island of Fernando Po, who has prohibited all public worship unless Roman Catholic; reports the Spanish press have said that foreign powers have no right to interfere in the matter; reports that some articles have criticized the Catholic Church for imposing her domination upon a population she has neglected for a number of years and which has been converted to Christianity; explains Mr Comyn has been informed of these events; reveals there is a possibility that the inhabitants may start leaving the island.
TermSpanish affairs, government
religions, Roman Catholic
religions, Christian
religious affairs, intolerance
press, Spanish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6227Comyn; Juan (fl 1858-1861); SeƱor; Spanish Under Secretary of Statefl 1858-1861
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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