HL Deb 09 June 1843 vol 69 cc1288-9
The Lord Chancellor

acquainted the House that he had received from Lord Ellenborough, the Governor-general of India, the following letter, in return to the thanks of the House communicated to his Lordship by the Lord Chancellor in obedience to an order of the House of the 20th of February last.—

" Agra, 21st. April, 1843.

" My Lord Chancellor, —I have had the highest satisfaction in communicating to the army engaged in the late campaign in Affghanistan, the unanimous thanks which have been voted to it by the House of Lords.

"It is gratifying to me that their Lordships should have thought fit to acknowledge the part I had in supporting the military operations.—I have the honour to remain,

" My Lord Chancellor,

" Your Lordship's most obedient servant,


"The Right Hon, the Lord High Chancellor."

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