Document ReferenceBu 47/12
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell]; 6 Mar 1860.
Date6 March 1860
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that Mr Preston is an intelligent but vain man who was rich and powerful in his own country and influential with the President; expresses the hope that His Lordship would see Preston when he was in London; Preston was attempting to convince the government that American commercial practices would allow the financing of a number of projects; he states that Preston may be more reserved in conversation with His Lordship; Preston has visited London on previous occasion.
Termbusiness and commerce, American
politics, American

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA7467Buchanan; James (1791-1868); Mr; 15th President of the U.S.A. 1857-18611791-1868
NA6126Preston; William (1816-1887); Mr; American diplomat soldier and congressman1816-1887
NA7543Lincoln; Abraham (1809-1865); Mr; 16th President of the U.S.A. 1861-18651809-1865
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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