Document ReferenceBu 7/46
TitleLetter from J. Drummond-Hay, Tangier, Morocco, to A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 2 Nov 1858.
Date2 November 1858
Extent9 ff
Content DescriptionInforms him that he had received his despatch and letters which had been delayed by the quarantine regulations and that the Sultan had agreed to pay the $2,000 upon Don Juan Blanco's request; reports that the Spanish prisoners in the Reef would be handed over at Tangier in exchange for the stolen cannon; comments on the character of Blanco, who he believed to be a cousin of O'Donnell; informs him that reports of the massacre of the French and Spanish consuls in Tetuan were false; had been unable to send his horse due to a problem with the steamer.
Termanimals, horses
Moroccan affairs, 'Moroccan Question'
military campaigns, prisoners of war

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6258O'Donnell; Leopoldo (1809-1867); Duke of Tetuan; general and politician1809-1867
NA6254Abd ar-Rahman (d 1859); Sultan of Morocco; ( succeeded 1822)d 1859
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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