Document ReferenceBu 46/88
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 25 Jan 1861.
Date25 January 1861
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionConcerns the capture of the British vessel the 'Louisa' during her voyage from Gibraltar to Tetuan by a Spanish Guarda Costa; reveals the capture probably took place in British waters; refers to a letter sent to Marshal O'Donnell demanding punishment for her captors and the return of the vessel to her owners; reveals that Mr Salaverina has ordered an inquiry into the matter and has promised to punish the crew of the Guarda Costa if necessary.
Termforeign affairs, Great Britain and Spain
Spanish affairs, government
maritime vessels, ships, Louisa

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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
NA6261Salaverina; Pedro (fl 1858-1859); SeƱor; Spanish politicianfl 1858-1859
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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