COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)
Although there was no public recognition of the Prince of Wales' 30th birthday, guns boomed a congratulatory salute at an ungodly hour of the morning and flags flew from a majority of the flagstaffs in London.
The Prince and his equerries found themselves early confronted by a mountain of letters. A little later in the day a stream of visitors arrived at York House, the London residence of the Prince, full of congratulatory wishes. At noon, the Prince visited "my people" (the...