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Re: Elizabeth, Queen Mother

Dear Donald,
                   First, a thank you, for 'The Adventures of Big Aggie'.  
Even though I was born in Glasgow,'Glesga', I find it a bit daunting at times 
to understand the vernacular of a true Glaswegian.  Mary & I are off to 
Florida in a couple of weeks to join a cruise vessel of Princess Lines for a 
trip down to Panama and back to San Francisco.  I shall take the book with 
me.  Many thanks for your kindness.  It's Niven's birthday on the 3rd as I'm 
sure you know, so shall send him a message tomorrow.  Hope you had a lovely 
Easter.  The reason I startred this message was really in response to your 
message about the Queen Mother.  I remember being taken to George Square in 
Glasgow in 1936 to watch the new King & Queen and the two little princess' 
ride past in a beautiful gilded coach.  Princess Mararet and I, are the same 
age, poor Mararet, I guess I'll get older than her now.  Anyway, as you say 
the Queen Mum was loved by all and never a touch of scandal in all those 
years.  I'm glad never to have been in the public eye as it would have been a 
hard act to follow.  Take care of yourself and hopefully we shall see each 
other at some of the Games here or over there.  Kindest regards, Donald J.H., 
San Rafael, CA.