HC Deb 06 June 1864 vol 175 c1264

Message from Her Majesty brought up, and read by Mr. Speaker (all the Members being uncovered), as follows:—


Her Majesty, taking into consideration the distinguished Services performed throughout a long series of years by the late James, Earl of Elgin and Kincardine, Her Majesty's Viceroy and Governor General of India, and being desirous, in recognition of such Services, to confer some signal mark of Her favour upon his widow, Mary Louisa, Countess of Elgin and Kincardine, recommends to Her faithful Commons that She should be enabled to make provision for securing to the Countess of Elgin a pension of One Thousand Pounds per annum for the term, of her natural life.

Committee thereupon on Thursday.

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