Document ReferenceBu 47/10
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell]; 6 Mar 1860.
Date6 March 1860
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionRelates in detail a conversation with the Minister of Justice; refers to the Bilbao chaplaincy; discusses the peace terms; informs him General Echague has already marched and that Marshall O'Donnell will march to Tangier; informs him the Moors have refused the conditions offered; states that the [Spanish] government was divided on the question of annexing Tetuan to the monarchy; informs him the press were indulging in mass speculation; reports the Queen and the Bishops wished the government to go back on the promise made to Europe not to make conquests; states that he would like to know if the question of the retention of Tetuan will be brought before the Cortes; Marshall O'Donnell has communicated further with the Moorish plenipotentiary; states that it was generally accepted that there would have to be modifications to the peace process; discusses the possibilities at length.
Termpolitics, Spanish, foreign policy
foreign policy, Spanish
press, Spanish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6258O'Donnell; Leopoldo (1809-1867); Duke of Tetuan; general and politician1809-1867
NA6259Isabella II (1830-1904); Queen of Spain; ( reigned 1833-1868)1830-1904
NA7436Echague; P. (fl 1860-1868); General; Spanish army in Moroccofl 1860-1868
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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