to Mr. Stevens.
Washington, March 19, 1881.
Sir: Acknowledging the receipt of your highly satisfactory dispatch of the 16th ultimo, respecting inquiries made as to the estate said to have passed on the decease of Christopher Springer in Sweden, about the year 1689, and thanking you for the statement you give of the proper methods of ascertaining the facts in a case of property in Sweden alleged to belong to foreign residents, I have to request that you will be good enough to transmit information of any statute of limitations in Sweden or Norway whereby titles to estates in dispute are quieted in a given time.
I have sent a copy of your No. 100 to the Hon. M. P. O’Connor, House of Representatives.
I am, &c.,