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Swinemünde 8/VI 1901</B><br><br>
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Swinemünde 8/VI/1901</B><br><br>
  
 
Dearest Nicky<br><br>
 
Dearest Nicky<br><br>
I send you this lines through my son Adalbert1 to whom I trust you will kindly extend your grace. It is the first foreign country which he visits, and as he is still only a middy I beg you will not make too much of him officially. He is young and steady and I rely upon you that you will kindly see that he does not get into wrong or bad company.<br><br>  
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I send you this lines through my son Adalbert<ref>Prince Adalbert arrived off Petrograd on July 19th in the German training ship "Charlotte." On July 23rd the Czar wearing the German Naval Uniform paid him a visit on board.</ref> to whom I trust you will kindly extend your grace. It is the first foreign country which he visits, and as he is still only a middy I beg you will not make too much of him officially. He is young and steady and I rely upon you that you will kindly see that he does not get into wrong or bad company.<br><br>  
  
 
With best love to Alix and her times I remain, with great pleasure anticipating our meeting on the sea<br><br>  
 
With best love to Alix and her times I remain, with great pleasure anticipating our meeting on the sea<br><br>  
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1. Prince Adalbert arrived off Petrograd on July 19th in the German training ship "Charlotte." On July 23rd the Czar wearing the German Naval Uniform paid him a visit on board.<br><br>
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[[Main_Page | WWI Document Archive ]] > [[Pre - 1914 Documents]] > [[Willy-Nicky Letters between the Kaiser and the Czar]] > [['Willy-Nicky' Letters VI - XX (26 November 1895-13 June 1901)|Letters VI - XX (26 November 1895-13 June 1901)]] > '''XX Swinemünde 8/VI/1901'''
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13/VI 1901 Kiel</B><br><br>
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Dearest Nicky<br><br>
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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 chancellor2 excepting your wanting to see him.<br><br>
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Waldersee3 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.<br><br>
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With greatest pleasure I look forward to meet you! Weidmannsheil5 for Alix.<br><br>
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Willy<br><br>
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1.Count Pauli, Russian Naval Attaché in Berlin.<br>
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2. Count Bulow had succeeded Prince Hohenlohe as Chancellor October 18th, 1900.<br>
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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.<br>
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4. Report.<br>
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5. Sportsman's greeting.
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XX
Swinemünde 8/VI/1901


Dearest Nicky

I send you this lines through my son Adalbert[1] to whom I trust you will kindly extend your grace. It is the first foreign country which he visits, and as he is still only a middy I beg you will not make too much of him officially. He is young and steady and I rely upon you that you will kindly see that he does not get into wrong or bad company.

With best love to Alix and her times I remain, with great pleasure anticipating our meeting on the sea

Ever your most aff-ate cousin and friend
Willy

Notes

  1. Prince Adalbert arrived off Petrograd on July 19th in the German training ship "Charlotte." On July 23rd the Czar wearing the German Naval Uniform paid him a visit on board.

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