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The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1: 1837-1843

A Selection from Her Majesty's Correspondence Between the Years 1837 and 1861

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Author: Queen Victoria
Published: 1908
Language: English
Wordcount: 216,641 / 659 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: -14.6
LoC Category: CT
Downloads: 968
Added to site: 2006.12.06 15485

nxious time--Attempt on life of King Louis Philippe--Negotiation with France advised--Thiers more moderate--Death of Lord Holland --Change of Ministry in France--Importance of conciliation--The Prince's name in the Prayer-book--King Leopold on Lord Palmerston --Birth of the Princess Royal--Settlement of Eastern Question (pages 209-252)



Letter to King Leopold--The Prince and literature--The speech from the throne--Domestic happiness--Duke of Wellington's illness--England and the United States--Operations in China--Lord Cardigan--Army discipline --The Nottingham election--The Budget--Irish Registration Bill--Sugar duties--Ministerial crisis--Lord Melbourne's advice--Dissolution or resignation--The Household question--Sir Robert Peel--Mr Anson's intervention--Interview with Lord Melbourne--King Leopold's sympathy --The Corn Laws--The Queen's journal--The Prince's support--Further interviews--Resignation postponed--The



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