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Opening of the Cape Cod Canal invitation

MS028.01.016.002 (RS170988)

Description

A formal invitation that reads: "Mr. August Belmont, President, and the Directors of the Cape Cod Construction Company request the pleasure of your company at the opening of the Cape Cod Canal on Wednesday, the twenty-ninth of July, Nineteen hundred and fourteen." In the bottom left corner are the words: "R.S.V.P. Forty-three Exchange Place, New York." Included with the invitation is a blank envelope and the envelope in which both were mailed. The invitation is addressed to Captain Derke Wulder(?), Cape Cod Canal, Sandwich, Mass., and it is postmarked July 21, 1914.

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Details

Collection Name
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Collection Code
MS028
Dates
1914-07-21
Physical Description
1 invitation
Collection Type
Manuscripts
Description Level
Item
GUSN
289454
Reference Code
MS028.01.016.002

Record details

Originator
Cape Cod Construction Company
Other People
Belmont, August, 1853-1924
Wulder, Derke
Descriptive Terms
canals
celebrations
Material Type
invitations
Places
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Sandwich (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

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