Document ReferenceBu 8/18
TitleLetter from C. Spring-Rice, Foreign Office, London, to A. Buchanan, Madrid, Spain; 13 Jan 1859.
Date13 January 1859
Extent3 ff
Content DescriptionReports that the question of [Spanish] payment for arms interests Lord Malmesbury and would therefore be a good issue to resolve; it would also help public opinion; the Italian situation is causing excitement; mentions the alliance of France and Sardinia, the Emperor's unfortunate speech to Hübner and the King of Sardinia's speech; hopes to renew diplomatic relations with Naples, the cessation of which he considered a mistake.
Termtrade, arms
unification, Italy
military campaigns, Austrian War with France and Piedmont 1859

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA6098Harris; James H. (1807-1889); 3rd Earl of Malmesbury1807-1889
NA1901Napoléon III (1808-1873); Emperor of the French; president of 2nd French Republic 1850-52 emperor 1852-701808-1873
NA6280Vittorio Emanuele II (1820-1878); King of Italy; ( King of Sardinia from 1849 King of Italy from 1861)1820-1878
NA6281Hübner; Josef A. (1811-1892); Baron1811-1892
NA6229Rice; Charles W.T. Spring- (1819-1870); Mr1819-1870
NA136Buchanan; Andrew (1807-1882); 1st Baronet; diplomat1807-1882
PL1920/Kingdom of the Two Sicilies/Italy
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