to Mr. Morgan.
Washington, July 11, 1881.
Sir: I transmit herewith a copy of a letter from the Secretary of War, of the 7th instant, relative to the death of General Servando Canales, [Page 773]of the army of Mexico, accompanied by a telegram addressed to the commanding officer at Fort Brown, Texas, directing that appropriate arrangements be made for assisting at the funeral ceremonies of General Canales, and expressing profound sentiments of regret at the decease of so distinguished a soldier.
You will suitably bring these facts to the knowledge of the proper authorities of the Mexican Government for their information.
I am, &c.,