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Friday, 15 September 1911

The PRESIDENT - I have to acquaint the Senate that this day I, accompanied by honorable senators, waited upon the Governor- General, and presented to him the address of the Senate in reply to His Excellency's Speech at the opening of Parliament, agreed to on 14th September, and received the following reply : -

Mr. Presidentand Gentlemenof the Senate, ;

It affords me much pleasure to receive your Address-in-Reply to the Speech which I had the honour to deliver in opening the Second Session of the Fourth Parliament of the Commonwealth.

I thank you for the assurance of your loyalty to our Most Gracious Sovereign King George.

I trust that your consideration of the measures submitted to you will contribute to the welfare of the people of Australia.

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