Document ReferenceBu 46/94
TitleLetter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell], Foreign Office, London; 6 Mar 1861.
Date6 March 1861
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRefers to a meeting with the Minister of Finance, Mr Salaverina, to discuss the capture of the 'Louisa'; refers to the reports submitted by various departments and committees which state that the 'Louisa' was captured in Spanish waters within 3 miles of the coast and that the master of the vessel had falsified his certificates; reveals Mr Salaverina is willing to release the vessel and her cargo but adds that he cannot be expected to offer any compensation to the owners; reveals it is not yet know whether Her Majesty's Government will agree to these terms.
Termforeign relations, Spain and Great Britain
Spanish affairs, government
maritime vessels, ships, Louisa
maritime vessels, ships, compensation for

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
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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