Document ReferenceBu 47/17
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell]; 10 Dec 1860.
Date10 December 1860
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionExpresses disappointment that the decision to remove him from Madrid has not been reconsidered; states that he was gratified to know that he was considered for the post at St Petersburg and agrees that Lord Napier was the best choice; states that he has good personal relations with the Spanish government and that Madrid suited him; states he was sorry to trouble him with personal details but wished him to have all the information necessary to make his final choice.
Termappointments, diplomatic, St Petersburg

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6390Napier; Francis (1819-1898); 10th Baron Napier; succeeded 1834 also Baron Ettrick from 1872 diplomat1819-1898
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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