Mr. Speaker acquainted the House, that he had received from Lord Ellenborough the following Letter in respect to the Thanks of this House to Major General Sir Charles Napier, and to the Officers of the Army, both European and Native, serving under Sir Charles Napier, communicated to Lord Ellenborough by Mr. Speaker, in obedience to the commands of this House of the 12th day of February last:—
Fort William, April 29, 1844.
Sin,—I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your Letter of the 14th of February, transmitting to me for communication to Major General Sir Charles Napier, and to the Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and private Soldiers, both European and Native, under his command, the several Resolutions of the House of Commons, which convey to them respectively the Thanks and approbation of the House for their eminent services in Scinde.
I shall have much gratification in making this communication to the Major General and his Army.
I have the honour to remain, Sir,
Your very faithful Servant,
The Right hon. the Speaker of
the House of Commons.