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TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J.Harris], Foreign Office, London; 19 Mar 1859.
Date19 March 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to the indemnity demanded by Spain for the victims of the San Vincente and Cuernavaca massacres; explains Calderón Collantes has been asked to make concessions regarding the indemnity in order to bring the disagreement between the two countries to a swift and amicable conclusion; reveals that although Calderón Collantes will not make any concessions, he will produce a memorandum 'sufficiently vague with regard to the indemnity, to enable both parties to interpret it in their own way'; reveals this will be the 'last word' of the Spanish Government on the matter and that further attempts to negotiate the indemnity will be unsuccessful.
Termforeign affairs, Spain and Mexico 1858
Spanish affairs, government
Mexican affairs, government
assassinations, San Vincente
assassinations, Cuernavaca

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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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