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TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 19 Dec 1858.
Date19 December 1858
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConcerns the debt contracted by Spain during the Civil War of 1835; explains that before 'devising means for the payment of the debt', the Spanish Government must first check the accounts in the Department of War and Finance; explains that when these accounts have been examined and audited, payment will be arranged with the minimum of delay; reveals the British Government are surprised by Spain's request to investigate such a long standing debt but hopes the Spanish Government intends to settle the claim immediately.
Termforeign relations, Great Britain and Spain, debt
Spanish affairs, government
wars, Spanish Civil War 1835
trade, arms and armaments

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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