Sunday, September 26, 2010

06Feb1873, Parliament Open, Charles Speaks

LONDON, Thursday, February 6th, 1873.
—Parlt. opened (alas ! no Queen) ; old Charles moved the address, capitally well in expression and matter, and only a trifle too stiff in manner. He looked beautiful. So did not the seconder, Mr. Stone (a Waterloo House bigwig), who was gig major, but spoke well.

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