Lady-in-Waiting Letter On Behalf of Princess Diana 10 March 1986
Buckingham Palace Stationery This is a genuine letter dated 10 March 1986 from Hazel West, Princess Diana's Lady-in-Waiting on the Princess's behalf. The letter is typed with the greeting and ending handwritten in black pen. It appears on Buckingham Palace stationery marked "From: Lady-in-Waiting to H.R.H. the Princess of Wales."
The letter reads: "Dear Mrs. Senior, The Princess of Wales has asked me to thank you for your letter together with the pictures. Her Royal Highness was most touched by your kind thought in writing and was most grateful to you for sending the pictures. The Princess has asked me to send you her sincere thanks and best wishes. Yours sincerely, Hazel West [Mrs. George West]."
The original envelope is also included, addressed to Mrs. M Willey Senior in Loma Linda, California. It has been postmarked "London 10 MCH1986, 5-15 PM."
I am including the book "The Country Life Book of Diana Princess of Wales," which has a specific reference to Hazel West, who was apparently one of the original Ladies-in-Waiting appointed for Princess Diana in late September following her marriage to Prince Charles on 29 July 1981. "Mrs. West, the wife of Lieutenant-Colonel George West, Comptroller at the Lord Chamberlain's Office, w the... read more