Document ReferenceBu 46/133
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 30 Oct 1858.
Date30 October 1858
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConcerns the claim made by Messrs Jones and Brothers of Bilbao against the Spanish Government; reveals that although the company possessed a Royal order permitting them to re-export 51 casks of nails, these goods were confiscated by the Custom House of Bible and subsequently sold; reports that a letter has been addressed to Calderón Collantes on the matter, and that Mr Salaverina has also been informed; reveals that although the claim made by the company is 'perhaps too considerable', it is hoped the Spanish Government will 'act more justly towards Messrs Jones than their predecessors'; discusses 'Mr Salaverina's ambition to obtain a reputation for uprightness and honesty'.
Termimports and exports, customs and excise
Spanish affairs, government

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7542Jones Brothers, Bilbao; fl 1842-1868; importersfl 1842-1868
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA6261Salaverina; Pedro (fl 1858-1859); Señor; Spanish politicianfl 1858-1859
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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