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WWI Document Archive > Pre - 1914 Documents > Willy-Nicky Letters between the Kaiser and the Czar > Letters XXI - XXVIII (22 August 1901 - 30 October 1904) > XXI 13/VI/1901 Kiel


XXI
13/VI/1901 Kiel


Dearest Nicky

My best and warmest thanks for your kind messages through Paulis.[1] Everything shall be arranged as you wish. The fleet is to be anchored according to the wind, where the anchorage offers most cover. Boyes marked with Russian flags will be laid for your vessels. Aviso and torpedoboats will meet you and guide you to your berth. Am not going to bring any diplomatist with me; not even the chancellor[2] excepting your wanting to see him.

Waldersee[3] will be there to "melden"[4] himself. Dear old Schouwaloff is in Berlin and the whole garrison is making its pilgrimage to him; in the streets every soldier makes "front" and in passing his window the bands play your Hymn.

With greatest pleasure I look forward to meet you! Weidmannsheil[5] for Alix.

Willy

Notes

  1. Count Pauli, Russian Naval Attaché in Berlin.
  2. Count Bulow had succeeded Prince Hohenlohe as Chancellor October 18th, 1900.
  3. Field-Marshal Count von Waldersee was then on his way back from China. He had taken command of the Allied forces in China on September 27th, 1900. He left Peking on June 3rd, 1901, and arrived at Hamburg on August 8th. The proposed arrangements for meeting between Czar and Kaiser must refer to the Danzig meeting of September 11th.
  4. Report.
  5. Sportsman's greeting.

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