A thank you from the Queen

A letter to CARE written by Queen Elizabeth, one week after her marriage on 20 November 1947. Her sentiments were echoed by many of the original CARE package recipients, including one who told us:

The fact that someone far away could think of us in such a way meant that I learned the lesson to help others as much as I was able for the rest of my life.

The letter in full:

The full letter from Queen Elizabeth