§ Mr. SPEAKER informed the House that he had received, through His Majesty's Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, the following letter:—
§ Brazilian Legation,
§ 11th October, 1911.
§ I have the honour to bring to the knowledge of Your Excellency that the Brazilian Chamber of Deputies passed on 22nd June last a Motion congratulating the English People and the British Parliament on the Coronation of His Majesty King George V., expressing at the same time its good wishes for the happiness of His Majesty's Reign.
§ Baron do Rio Branco, Brazilian Minister for Foreign Affairs, desires me to place this congratulatory Motion before your Excellency with the request that it may be presented to the British Parliament.
§ I avail myself of this opportunity, etc.
§ (Signed) REGIS DE OLIVEIRA.
§ The Right Honourable Sir Edward Grey, Bart., M.P., etc., etc., etc.
§ Mr. SPEAKER
I assume it is the pleasure of the House that I send a suitable reply to this communication. [General assent signified.]