Document ReferenceBu 46/80
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J.Harris], Foreign Office, London; 6 Nov 1858.
Date6 November 1858
Extent1 f
Content DescriptionDiscusses the 'detention' of the British Schooner 'Amalia' at Valencia; refers to a letter received from the Minister of Finance stating that the vessel was to be returned to her owners; refers to a letter received from Mr Barrie which reveals that although a Royal Order has been issued which would allow the return of the vessel to her owners, the vessel and cargo were still in the hands of the Spanish authorities who appeared to be delaying the matter; reveals that Mr Barrie believes the vessel was carrying contraband cargo to Spain.
Termforeign affairs, Great Britain and Spain
Spanish affairs, government
maritime vessels, merchant, 'Amalia'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6263Barrie; Charles (fl 1858-1862); Mr; British Consul Spainfl 1858-1862
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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