December 7, 1888
Empress Friedrich arrived at Buckingham Palace today, according to the Chicago Daily Tribune, She received a deputation of Greeks, "who expressed their pleasure at the betrothal" of Princess Sophie, the Empress' daughter, to the Crown Prince of Greece.
The Empress thanked the visitors, "expressing her desire to identify herself in every way" of her late husband's country. Later, the Empress visited the Throat Hospital, where she met with Drs. Mackenzie and Hovel. She spent some time speaking with the patients.