ALEXANDER I (1888-1934, King of the Serbs, Croats & Slovenes, from 1929 of Yugoslavia, he was assassinated in 1934 by Macedonian Terrorists)

Fine Letter Signed, in French with translation, signed 'Alexander' in Cyrillic, to the President of the Republic of Bolivia, saying that it is his "pleasure to announce to Your Excellency that Her Majesty the Queen, my beloved Wife, has successfully given birth to a Prince who has received the name of Andrew on the baptismal fonts. The ties of friendship which unite our two countries are a sure guarantee that your excellency will take part in the great joy inspired to me and to her majesty the Queen, as well as to my dear people whose destiny is entrusted to me, this event that will contribute so effectively to our personal happiness. It is with these feelings that I take with great pleasure the opportunity to express to your Excellency the great esteem and constant friendship ...", 1 side folio, Belgrade, 28th October
THE KING ANNOUNCES THE BIRTH OF HIS SON
Hernando Siles REYES (1882-1942) was President of the Republic of Bolivia 1926-30.
Prince ANDREW of Yugoslavia (1929-1990) was the third and last son of King Alexander I and Maria of Yugoslavia.
Translation
Dear and great friend, it is my pleasure to announce to Your Excellency that Her Majesty the Queen, my beloved Wife, has successfully given birth to a Prince who has received the name of Andrew on the baptismal fonts. The ties of friendship which unite our two countries are a sure guarantee that your excellency will take part in the great joy inspired to me and to her majesty the Queen, as well as to my dear people whose destiny is entrusted to me, this event that will contribute so effectively to our personal happiness. It is with these feelings that I take with great pleasure the opportunity to express to your Excellency the great esteem and constant friendship in which I am.
Made in Belgrade Palace
October 28th, 1929 from your Excellency's good friend
To His Excellency the President of the Republic of Bolivia


Item Date:  1929

Stock No:  38383      £775

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