Document ReferenceBu 46/43
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J. Harris], Foreign Office, London; 2 Feb 1859.
Date2 February 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConcerns the debt due by Spain to Great Britain for the arms supplied during the Civil War of 1835; reveals the Department of War, Marine and Finance has not yet agreed to the amount demanded by Great Britain; reports it may be necessary to present documentary evidence to the Spanish Government detailing the prices of arms and ammunition; reveals the Spanish Government will be required to pay the debt over four years from 1859 to 1862.
TermSpanish affairs, government
foreign affairs, Spain and Great Britain, debt
arms and weapons, supply of
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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