HL Deb 06 June 1864 vol 175 c1225

Message from THE QCEEN, delivered by The Lord President, and read by The Lord Chancellor, as follows: — VICTORIA R. 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 it to the House of Lords to concur in enabling Her Majesty to make Provision for securing to the Countess of Elgin a Pension of £1,000 per Annum for the Term of her natural Life.

Ordered, That the said Message be taken into consideration on Friday next; and the LORDS SUMMONED.