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Court Circular
Osborne, Aug. 2.


The Queen to-day held a private Investiture of the Orders of the Bath, the Star of India, St. Michael and St. George, and the Indian Empire.

The Queen accompanied by Their Royal Highnesses Princess Henry of Battenberg and the Duke and Duchess of York, entered the Council Room at 3 o'clock.

Order of the Bath


The following Knights Commanders were severally introduced into Her Majesty's presence, when the Queen conferred upon them the honour of Knighthood and invested them with the Riband and Badge of the Civil Division of the Second Class of the Order, and affixed the Star to their left breasts, viz. :—

Colonel John Farquharson, Royal Engineers, late Director-General of the Ordnance Survey.

George Herbert Murray, Esq. Secretary to the General Post Office.

William Henry Preece, Esq., Consulting Engineer to the General Post Office.

Michael Foster, Esq., Secretary to the Royal Society

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