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Buckingham Palace, London, January 22nd,1915.

Dear Lady Liverpool,—l have received with feelings of great satisfacfaction the generous gifts of socks and belts which you have so kindly sent me from the people of New Zealand, whom I ramember bo well on the occasion of our memorable visit there in 1901.

I heartily appreciate the ready response which has been made to ray appeal by all classes of the community throughout the Dominion, and I am deeply touched to bear that contri butions have even been received from schools far away in the backlocks. I would like to suggest that any further supplies you may received should be utilised for the benfit of the New Zealand Epeditionary Force, which is sure to be in need of such comforts

May I take this opportunity of expressing to you my sincere gratitude for your very kind and valuable assistance

Believe me, Yours very sincerely, (Signed) MARY B Government House, Wellington. 30th March ldio

To the Women of New Zealand,— As a considerable time has now elapsed sine- the New Zealand Troops landed in Egypt, I think we should soon endeavour lo provide them with some axtra comforts and 1 propose therefore try and send each man of the Expeditionary Fores two (2) pairs of

You can't expect to cure a complaint of the 'the lungs by merely pouring th ngs into your stomaoh -'NAZOL" treatment goes straight to the actual seat of the trouble The perfect cold cure.

Fockp, and deppa'cb tbpm in June, in order to allow time for people to work for thi* work

H's Excellency has puggpsied. that vtv<n 'h' l gifts a r o he ihrviM (pii-fT'-Moh to the OlhVer corn m«"d'nf,' 'He Fore , , instructing him to hikp sfpps tn "Pβ that ibe gifts are p'opprly distributed, and aho to sand h reply paying bow the contributions have been dealt with, so that I can ad vise all the Committee.. I should be Rind if tbo c Committees, or anybody elce who desires to npsist me in tbi = Haggpation, would either pend their onnfcribntions t.o me direct to Govern inaent Flouse, Wellington, or fcj any of the opntroa which they have up to now been working wi h for subiaquent firansmigsioo to me.

I should further fie gad to hear from those people who intend sending their contributions to me before fh« gifcs are actually despatched to Go vernmenfc House, Wellington, in order that 1 may send c special label to identify them Should anybody desire to send other gifts of clothing, I will indeavour to have them despatched at the same time.

While desiring to encourage local efforts by asking Committees and individuals to assist in providing seeks for the men of their own localite?, I wish to make it clear that should there not be sufficient gocks available by by next June to provide for every member of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force at present in Egypt, the deficiency will ba made good by the purchase of the requisite number with •roney tnken from the general fund, (signed) ANNETTE LIVERPOOL.

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LETTERS FROM HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Issue 3412, 7 April 1915

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LETTERS FROM HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Issue 3412, 7 April 1915

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