Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Queen will appreciate People's efforts, says Prince of Wales

January 11, 1897

The Prince of Wales has responded to numerous inquiries" on the subject of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, reports the Associated Press.   The heir to the British throne tonight issued a statement saying that the Queen "still adheres to her decision from expressing an opinion on the proposals to celebrate the sixtieth anniversary of her reign."

He added:  "I am confident, however, that the Queen will readily appreciate any such undertakings which are the outcome of the wishes of the people, and that in considering the various suggestions due support will be given to work of mercy among the sick and suffering, and to anything that will tend to brighten the lives and ameliorate the condition of Her Majesty's subjects."

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