March 27, 1923 (14th Parliament, 2nd Session)

LIB

Hewitt Bostock (Speaker of the Senate)

Liberal

Mr. SPEAKER:

I have the honor to inform the House that I have received the following letter from His Excellency, the President of the French Republic.
Le president de la Republique.
- Paris, le 14 mars 1923.
Monsieur le President,-J'ai lu avec une vive emotion le compte rendu des debats de la Chambre des communes du Canada, relatifs au don d'un terrain sur le plateau de Vimy que la Republique frangaise a fait au Dominion du Canada.
Les idees qui y ont ete exprimees par tous les ora-teurs attestent les liens etroits qui unissent la France et le Canada et qui se resserreront chaque jour davan-tage.
Veuillez agreer, monsieur le President, 1 assurance de ma haute consideration,
A. Millerand.
Monsieur le President de la Chambre des communes du Canada.

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The President of the Republic,
Paris, France, 14th March, 1923 Mr. Speaker,-I have read with deep emotion the debates of the House of Commons of Canada regarding the gift of a tract of land on the plateau of Vimy tendered by the French Republic to the Dominion of Canada. The ideas expressed by all the speakers bear witness to the close ties of friendship uniting France and Canada which are daily growing stronger.
Kindly accept, Mr. Speaker, the assurance of my highest regard.
A. Millerand.

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