The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2, 1844-1853

A Selection from her Majesty's correspondence between the years 1837 and 1861

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Published: 1907
Language: English
Wordcount: 194,489 / 600 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 55.1
LoC Categories: AC, DA
Downloads: 744
Added to site: 2008.03.09
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tion between this country and France, due partly to questions as to the right of search of foreign ships, partly to a brochure issued by the Prince de Joinville, a son of Louis Philippe, partly to the assumption of French sovereignty over Tahiti and the seizure of the English consul there by the French authorities. Reparation however was made, and the ill-feeling subsided sufficiently to enable the King of the French to visit Queen Victoria,--the first friendly visit ever paid by a French king to the Sovereign of England. Louis Philippe was cordially received in this country.

Another historic royal visit also took place in 1844, that of the Emperor Nicholas, who no doubt was so much impressed with his friendly reception, both by the Court and by Aberdeen, the Foreign Secretary, that nine years later he thought he could calculate on the support of England under Aberdeen (then Premier) in a scheme for the partition of Turkey. Lord Malmesbury, who a few years later became Foreign Secretary, state

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