HL Deb 07 February 1842 vol 60 c95
The Marquis of Exeter,

accompanied by Lord Colville, reported the answer of his Royal Highness Prince Albert to the Address of the House. It was read by the former noble Lord as follows:—

"My Lords,—This instance of your kind attention to me, and of your loyal affection to the Queen, calls for my hearty thanks. The happiness and prosperity of this great kingdom, to which this event more closely unites me, will always have my earnest wishes and my earnest prayer."

The Answer of his Royal Highness was also directed to be entered on the journals.