January 28, 1938 (18th Parliament, 3rd Session)

LIB

Walter Edward Foster (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honour to inform the house that I have received a communication from His Majesty King George VI, signed by his own hand, as follows:
Buckingham Palace.
Members of the Senate and of the House of Commons of Canada.
I thank you most sincerely for the assurances of loyalty and support contained in the address which you have presented to me upon the occasion of my accession to the throne. It is the dearest wish of The Queen and myself that our reign may be marked, under Divine Providence, by the blessings of peace and by a steady advancement in the welfare and prosperity of all our peoples: and in our labours to this end we shall be strengthened and encouraged by the prayers and goodwill of the Canadian parliament and people.
George R.I.
12th April, 1937.

Topic:   HIS MAJESTY KING GEORGE VI
Subtopic:   ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF ADDRESS TO HIS MAJESTY ON THE OCCASION OF HIS ACCESSION TO THE THRONE
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