I have the honour to inform the house that I have received the following communications:
Government House, Ottawa,
17th August, 1942.
With reference to your letter of the 9th June last, I am desired by His Excellency the Governor General to forward herewith a letter from Buckingham Palace containing the King's reply to the resolution adopted by the House of Commons on the occasion of the official celebration of His Majesty's birthday.
I have the honour to be,
Your obedient servant,
F. L. C. Pereira, Assistant Secretary to the Governor General.
14th July, 1942.
House of Commons of Canada.
Dear Mr. Speaker,
The King has received from the Governor General a copy of the resolution adopted by the House of Commons of Canada on the occasion of the official celebration of his birthday. 415*1-327
His Majesty deeply appreciates the terms of this resolution and the kindly sentiments towards himself to which it gives expression. I am to ask you to be good enough to convey to the members of the house the King's sincere thanks for their message, which is to him a source of real encouragement.
Subtopic: REPLY OF HIS MAJESTY TO RESOLUTION EXTENDING GREETINGS AND GOOD WISHES