Document ReferenceBu 47/7
TitleCopy letter from A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain, to Lord John Russell [later 1st Earl Russell]; 10 Jan 1860.
Date10 January 1860
Extent4 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him Señor Isturiz had been instructed to state that the Spanish government accept the offer and that he therefore considers the question settled; states that he was sure they had strong objections to the proposals; Marshall O'Donnell had mentioned that any guarantee would be open to criticism from the opposition; informs him Señor de Castro intended to oppose the proposals and that he was believed to have strong grounds; reports that the terms of peace were used daily to attack Marshall O'Donnell; Buchanan states that he must have great confidence to meet the adverse reaction predicted when the final terms become public.
TermMoroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
politics, Spanish

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6338Ist£riz; Francisco J. (1790-1871); Señor; Spanish politician1790-1871
NA6287O'Donnell; Enrique (-1867); Count of La Bisbal-1867
NA7525Castro; Alejandro de (1812-1881); Señor1812-1881
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
NA139Russell; John (1792-1878); 1st Earl Russell1792-1878
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