Minister Graves to the Secretary of State.
Stockholm , June 21, 1905 .
Sir: I have the honor to transmit herewith a printed copy of the King’s speech from the throne, delivered on the occasion of the solemn opening of the extra session of the Riksdag, accompanied by a translation made at this legation.
This extra session of the Riksdag has been called to decide upon the necessary steps to be taken on account of the action of the Norwegian Storthing in declaring a dissolution of the union between Sweden and Norway.
I have, etc.,