Mr. Wharton to Mr. Grip.

Sir: I have the honor to inclose for your information copy of the order* issued by the Acting Secretary of the Navy on the 18th instant, in reference to the salute to the flag of Sweden to be fired on the occasion of the embarkation of the remains of Captain Ericsson.

Accept, etc.,

William F. Wharton,
Acting Secretary.
  1. For inclosure see inclosure to instructions No. 50, dated August 26, 1890, to United States minister to Sweden and Norway.