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The letters of Queen Victoria

a selection from Her Majesty"s correspondence between the years 1837 and 1861, published by authority of His Majesty the king

by Victoria Queen of Great Britain

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Sources,
    • Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1837-1901,
    • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1848-1871

    • Edition Notes

      Statemented. by Arthur Christopher Benson, M.A. and Viscount Esher ...
      ContributionsBenson, Arthur Christopher, 1862-1925, ed., Esher, Reginald Baliol Brett, Viscount, 1852-1930.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA552 .L7 1st ser. 1907
      The Physical Object
      Pagination3 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6990610M
      LC Control Number07036987
      OCLC/WorldCa653712

      He had also grown rich, and, returning to Agra, built himself a house, Karim Lodge. Yet Karim was dispirited — he was unhappy doing such a menial task as waiting tables and professed his wish to return to his homeland. Yet days later, guards ordered him to hand over every letter she had written to him. Since then you do not permit it to injure your own country, you ought not to have the injurious drug transferred to another country, and above all others, how much less to the Inner Land!

      Delighted did we feel that the kings of your honorable nation so clearly understood the great principles of propriety, and were so deeply grateful for the heavenly goodness of our emperor therefore, it was that we of the heavenly dynasty nourished and cherished your people from afar, and bestowed upon The letters of Queen Victoria book redoubled proofs of our urbanity and kindness. It is only in sundry parts of your colonial kingdom of Hindostan, such as Bengal, Madras, Bombay, Patna, Malwa, Benares, Malacca, and other places where the very hills are covered with the opium plant, where tanks are made for the preparing of the drug; month by month, and year by year, the volume of the poison increases, its unclean stench ascends upwards, until heaven itself grows angry, and the very gods thereat get indignant! And further, as regards your woolens, camlets, and longells, were it not that you get supplied with our native raw silk, you could not get these manufactured! After a furious row between Victoria and Albert over the issue, Lehzen was pensioned off inand Victoria's close relationship with her ended.

      And they relished private time with their children on the Isle of Wight, where they built a home instead of inheriting one. Queen Victoria was impressed, and had asked Tyler during his trip about selecting two Indian attendants to assist her at her Golden Jubilee. Now if you would only not sell opium, this threefold profit would be secured to you: how can you possibly consent to forgo it for a drug that is hurtful to men, and an unbridled craving after gain that seems to know no bounds! How that moment shines for me when I was close to you, but with your hand in mine! This is mentioned in his diaries.


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He had also grown rich, and, returning to Agra, built himself a house, Karim Lodge. Successive generations of Royals carried Victoria's secret, which had been logged meticulously in Queen Victoria's correspondence with her first-born "Vicky," who around age 17 had an arranged marriage to a Prussian prince and became her mother's grestest confidante.

Among the most interesting volumes are those containing the letters written by Her Majesty to her uncle Leopold, King of the Belgians, and his replies. To the King's annoyance, Victoria was enthusiastically welcomed in each of the stops.

Translation of letter from Prince Albert to Queen Victoria, dated 15 November Dearest, deeply loved Victoria, According to your wish, and by the urging of my heart to talk to you and open my heart to you, I send these lines. Victoria's household was largely run by her childhood governess, Baroness Louise Lehzen from Hanover.

Every native of the Inner Land who sells opium, as also all who smoke it, are alike adjudged to death. Fritz Ponsonby, her assistant private secretary, articulated her unwavering stance in a letter.

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