Opening of the Cape Cod Canal invitation

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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

celebrations
canals
invitations

Physical Description

1 invitation

Collection Code

MS028

Collection Name

Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection

Reference Code

MS028.01.016.002

Places

Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Sandwich (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Cape Cod Construction Company

Material Type

invitations

Other People

Belmont, August, 1853-1924
Wulder, Derke

Description Level

Item