Monday, September 9, 2019

Victoria said to be in good health

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 September 9, 1899

Queen Victoria is said to be in good health as she "making an assiduous round of her old retainers" at Balmoral, according to a special cable to the Chicago Daily Tribune.

The The 80-year-old queen's health is said to be "admirable."  Her advice has been sought for the a new book, The Life of Lord Beaconsfield, a study of the late "great statesman," which is nearly finished.  Boxes of  correspondence have been brought to the Queen, which has had each "document read aloud to her."

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 The Princess of Wales and Princess Victoria have arrived Bernstoff, ear Copenhagen, with the Princess' of Wales' father, KIng Christian IX of Denmark.  The King;'s second daughter, the Dowager Empress of Russia and all of her family, with the exception of her elder son, Nicholas, have already arrived at Bernstoff.

The Princess of Wales is expected to stay in Denmark for about two months. She will return to England in late October and will travel to Sandringham, where she will remain for the winter.

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