DescriptionHer Majesty Queen Marie of Romania: Autograph Letter Signed
-October 14, 1917. Four pages. 5.5" x 7.5". With transmittal envelope postmarked Richmond, Virginia.
-To: T. Tileston Wells Esq of New York.
-Mailing folds with some weakness, else fine.
Queen Marie writes to the Consul General of Romania, in full, "Dear Sir,/ It is with quite particular pleasure that I acknowledge your letter, begging you at the same time to transmit my heart-felt thanks to all the members of your Committee./ I am deeply touched by the many tokens of sympathy I have received from all parts of America at a moment when my Country is sorely tried./ Our sufferings have been great and are far from being at an end, so every aid is precious, enabling us to continue the struggle undertaken for a noble and just cause./ Our needs are many fold, we are in great want of food, linen and clothing of all sorts both for children and hospitals./ Besides the innumerable wounded and sick, the little children in the villages are all but dying of hunger, since months and months they have been insufficiently fed, falling therefore an easy prey to the many epidemics, the inevitable result of war and misery./ That your aid is offered to my people through my hands moves me profoundly and goes far to uphold me in the difficult but blessed task I have undertaken./ With sorely reduced means we stand before the terrors of a second war-winter; but thanks to America's generosity we can face our coming trials with less apprehension./ Once more a thousand thanks to all those who are sending me aid!/ Marie/ Queen of Roumania." A touching letter written to the United States in the midst of World War I thanking us for aid given.
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