PRINCESS OF WALES
Amidst all of this fashionable hurly-burly, I was extremely gratified to receive the following letter:
Pall Mall, S. W., 26 April, 1887.
Dear Sir: I am desired by the Prince of Wales to
thank you for your invitation. His Royal Highness is
anxious I should see you with reference to it. Perhaps,
therefore, you would kindly make it convenient to call at
Would it suit you to call at 11:30 or 5 o’clock, either to
morrow (Wednesday) or Thursday? I am, dear sir.
(Signed) Francis Knollys,
This resulted in an arrangement to give a special performance for H. R. H. the Prince and Princess of Wales, although everything was still incomplete, the track unfinished, spoiled by rainy weather and the hauling on of vast timbers. The ground was in unspeakably bad condition.
The Prince of Wales being busily occupied in arranging matters for the Queen’s Jubilee, had but limited latitude