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United States Department of State / Papers relating to the foreign relations of the United States, with the annual message of the president transmitted to Congress December 3, 1901
(1901)

Netherlands,   pp. 416-419 PDF (300.4 KB)


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416 a Not printed. b Printed ante.NETHERLANDS. 
MARRIAGE OF QUEEN WILHELMINA. 
Jib. J1iU to JJ&. j~Tewel. 
No. 263.] DEPARTMENT OF STATE, 
T'JTas/iington, January 7, 1901. 
 Siu: I have to acknowledge the receipt of your dispatch No. 3~3,°' of
the 15th ultimo, relative to the marriage of the Queen of The Netherlands.
 You will make all necessary congratulations and participate in snob manner
as may be expected of the diplomatic corps. 
I am, etc., 
DAVID J. HILL, 
Acting 8ecretary. 
JJ&. N~wel to Jib. flay. 
~Te1egrarn.] 
SGRAVENHAGE, February 7, 1901. 
 Her Majesty Wilhelmina, Queen of The Netherlands and Princess of Orange-Nassau,
married Duke Henry of Mecklenburg-Schwerin at 12.30 to-day. The streets filled
with thousands of happy people in brilliant sunshine. 
NEWEL~ 
Aft. I~Tewel to Jib. Hay. 
No. 376.] LEGATION OF THE UNITED STATES, 
Tile Hague, February 9, 1901, 
 SIR: I have the honor to confirm herewith my cablegram1~ of the 7th instant
announcing the marriage of Her Majesty Queen Wilhelmina of the Netherlands
with Duke Hendrik of MecklenburgSchwerin. 
 The festivities in connection with the royal ceremony commenced on the 22d
ultimo, at which date the formal notice of the purposed royal wedding was
given at the city hall. This event was hailed by a general display of flags
from all the Government and public buildings, the various foreign legations
and ministers' residences, and a large number of private houses. 


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