Mr. Wharton to Mr. Grip.
Washington, August 5, 1890.
Sir: I have the honor to inclose herewith a letter from the Acting Secretary of the Navy of the 2d instant, inviting you to be present, accompanied by the members of your legation and such consular officers of Sweden as you may designate, on the occasion of the ceremonies which are to take place at New York the 23d instant, preparatory to the embarkation of the remains of the late Capt. John Ericsson on board the United States steamer Baltimore for transportation to his native land, their final resting place.