Document ReferenceBu 46/82
TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J.Harris], Foreign Office, London; 17 June 1859.
Date17 June 1859
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to a conversation with Marshal O'Donnell concerning the capture of the British vessel the 'Heron'; reveals that, according to Marshall O'Donnell, the chase had probably begun in Spanish waters and that faced with a similar situation in British waters, Her Majesty's cruisers would have captured a Spanish vessel they suspected of smuggling.
Termforeign affairs, Great Britain and Spain
Spanish affairs, government
maritime vessels, ships, 'Heron'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7535O'Donnell; Francisco J.I.L. (fl 1858-1863); Marshal; Prime Minister of Spain 1858-1963fl 1858-1863
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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