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TitleLetter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to 3rd Earl of Malmesbury [J.Harris], Foreign Office, London; 20 Nov 1858.
Date20 November 1858
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to correspondence sent from Calderón Collantes to General Almonte and comments that matters have not yet improved; reports that His Excellency suggests that to improve relations, General Almonte should tell the Spanish Government that Mexico acknowledges the 'principle of indemnity to the Spanish subjects at San Vicente'; in addition suggests the treaty of 1853 should be re-established and ministers be appointed in both countries; reveals that His Excellency considers the motive for the assassinations at San Vicente to be political; reports that the Spanish Government are 'most anxious that the question should be settled in an amicable manner'.
TermMexican affairs, 'Mexican Question'
Spanish affairs, government
foreign affairs, Spain and Mexico 1858
assassinations, San Vincente

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
NA7422Almonte; - (fl 1858-1859); Generalfl 1858-1859
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
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