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75 YEARS AGO
THE Mayor has sent the following telegram to HRH Princess Elizabeth following the announcement of her engagement to Lieut. Philip Mountbatten, RN:-
The Mayor and Burgesses of the Borough of Lymington, beg leave to tender to your Royal Highness their loyal duty and sincere congratulations on your engagement, and humbly express the hope that your union will be blessed with long years of happiness and prosperity. – T. B. Gibson, Mayor.