The Acting Secretary of State to the Secretary of War.

Sir: I have the honor to request that you will be pleased to assign four officers of the army, the customary escort, and body bearers for services at the funeral of Señor Muñoz, the late minister of Guatemala to the United States.

The funeral services will be held at St. Matthew’s Church, this city, on Wednesday, the 24th instant, at 10 o’clock in the morning.

I have, etc.,

Robert Bacon.

The interment will be made at Oak Hill Cemetery.