Ledger listing telegrams sent to Spanish ministers in Washington and Philadelphia, the Spanish consul in Key West, the Spanish consul and vice-consul in Jacksonville, and others. The ledger was apparently maintained by Pedro Solés. Also includes telegram (17 Apr. 1898) of the Spanish Consul concerning protection of Spanish citizens, and a photograph of a small vessel offshore.
Confidential reports written as minister of foreign affairs. Topics include the U.S. annexation of West Florida, diplomatic relations, authorization of the president by Congress, threats of revolt at Baton Rouge, and the actions of various consuls. Persons represented include James Madison, James Monroe, Luis de Onís, and Spanish consuls Juan Bautista Bernabéu (Baltimore) , Pablo Chacon (Alexandria), and Diego Murphy (New Orleans/Charleston).