Document ReferenceBu 47/24
TitleCopy letter from Sir A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to H. Young, Bilbao, Spain; 24 Nov 1860.
Date24 November 1860
Extent2 ff
Content DescriptionStates he was pleased that Mr Matthews and the British subjects have found a house for protestant worship; the congregation size was so limited that the Spanish authorities would have no cause for interference so long as the meetings were conducted privately; congratulates Young on finding the house and states it was for the British residents to judge whether they could afford to support a chaplain; informs him Lord Russell was willing to assist them in trying to find a stipend for a chaplain under the Consular Act; comments on the activities of the British missions who were undermining work to allow British citizens to worship privately.
religious affairs, toleration

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
NA6447Matthews; - (fl 1860); Mrfl 1860
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA6448Young; Horace (1823-1900); Mr; British Consul Bilbao Spain 1859-931823-1900
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