9/21 October 1834. The Regency instructs the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to explore the possibility of establishing a Consulate in Algiers and propose potential Consuls, taking into consideration the development of the wheat trade (mainly from the Greek island of Spetses) with the region.
16 September 1836. Recommendation letter addressed to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in which merchant Michael Zygomalas, originally from Spetses and living in Algiers, is proposed for nomination as the first Vice-Consul of Greece in Algiers “with the conviction that such a nomination will prove to be agreeable in terms of trade and useful for the administration”.
5/17 October 1836. Royal Decree nominating merchant Michael Zygomalas, originally from Spetses, as the first Vice-Consul of Greece in Algiers.