From Queen Victoria to the Empress Frederick – 23 May 1891

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From Queen Victoria to the Empress Frederick – Balmoral, 23 May 1891

This is the eve of my dear old birthday. I have much to be grateful for in the affection of my children, grandchildren, relations and friends and my people, and in good health; but I have also many anxieties, not the least of which is my sorrow for all your cruel trials and anxieties which ought not to be…

The visit to Derby was a great success. The decorations were beautiful and very tasteful and the enthusiasm great though it was dull. There was no real rain to speak of… Victoria B1 quite shares your feelings about Sophie’s2 treatment. She had not heard of the last dreadful outburst till I told her…3

  1. Victoria of Hesse and by Rhine who had married Prince Louis of Battenberg,
  2. The Empress Frederick’s daughter
  3. Beloved and Darling Child – Edited by Agatha Ramm

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