Document ReferenceBu 46/90
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 18 Feb 1861.
Date18 February 1861
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to Calderón Collantes's return to the Spanish Government after illness; discusses a letter sent to Mr Collantes by the British Government protesting about the 'condemnation' by a Spanish Tribunal at Algeciras of the British vessel 'Julian', which was captured while 'at anchor' on her way from Gibraltar to Tangiers; reveals the letter was never received by Mr Collantes, who was ill at the time, but was instead put to one side until his recovery; discusses a letter sent to Marshal O'Donnell concerning a ferry boat captured by the Spanish Guarda Costa in 1858 and reveals a reply has not yet been received; refers to the capture of the vessel the 'Criticado' on her way from Gibraltar to Cadiz; explains another letter has been sent to Mr Collantes reminding him of these outstanding cases.
Termforeign affairs, Spain and Great Britain
Spanish affairs, government
maritime vessels, ships, Criticado
maritime vessels, ships, Julian

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6255Collantes; Saturnino Calderón- (1799-1864); Señor; Spanish Foreign Minister 1853-631799-1864
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
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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