Mr. Roberts to Mr. Bayard
Santiago , September 9, 1887. (Received October 14.)
Sir: The remains of Judson Kilpatrick, formerly United States minister in Chili, will be taken by the night train from here to Valparaiso, from whence they will be conveyed by steamer to-morrow, via Panama, to the United States for final interment. The widow, Mrs. Kilpatrick, and her children will accompany the remains.
I inclose copy of a note I addressed to the minister of foreign relations, at the request of Mrs. Kilpatrick, and a translation of his reply; also a translation of the minister’s invitation to attend the obsequies to be held at the cathedral.
I attended, accompanied by the secretary of legation, the services at the chapel, and also accompanied the remains to the railroad depot.
I am, etc.,