HC Deb 09 July 1888 vol 328 c745

acquainted the House that he had received, through Her Majesty's Secretary of State, the following Letter from Her Majesty's Ambassador at Berlin:—

British Embassy, Berlin,

June 29, 1888.


I have the honour to acknowledge the receipt of your, letter of the 19th instant, transmitting to me the Message of Condolence, moved and carried, nemine contradicente, in the House of Commons on the 18th instant, and I have the honour to inform you that the Empress Victoria was graciously pleased to receive me in audience yesterday for the purpose of presenting the Address.

Her Imperial Majesty desired me to convey through you, Sir, to the House, Her deep gratitude for this mark of sympathy with Her deep distress, and to express the hope that the Memory of the Emperor Frederick, Her dearly beloved Husband, may ever be preserved.

I have the honour to be,


Your most obedient, humble Servant,


The Right Honourable the Speaker,

House of Commons.