Document ReferenceBu 7/43
TitleLetter from J. Drummond-Hay, Tangier, Morocco, to A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 3 Sep 1858.
Date3 September 1858
Extent16 ff
Content DescriptionStates that the Foreign Office had expressed approval of his conduct relating to the Reefians and the Moroccans; informs him that the Moroccan Minister for Foreign Affairs, Khateeb, had arrived in Tangier and had shown him a letter from Don Juan Blanco putting forward a demand for $2,000 and that he had urged Khateeb to write to the Sultan to urge him to settle the debt; discusses the possible establishment of neutral ground in Morocco; comments on the quarantine imposed on Southern Spain, Gibraltar and Morocco, stating that it was a 'farce' and that the plague was never as contagious as it had been in Egypt; discusses horses at length.

Informs him that he had discussed with Khateeb the Sultan's views on the Reefians.
Termanimals, horses
Moroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6254Abd ar-Rahman (d 1859); Sultan of Morocco; ( succeeded 1822)d 1859
NA6256Khateeb; Said Mahommed (fl 1858-1861); Moorish ministerfl 1858-1861
NA6257Blanco; Juan (fl 1858-1861); Donfl 1858-1861
NA6225Hay; John Hay Drummond- (1816-1893); Sir; diplomat1816-1893
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
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