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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.
Nina Heald Webber Cape Cod Canal collection
Cape Cod Canal (Massachusetts) [canal]
Sandwich (Barnstable county, Massachusetts)
Cape Cod Construction Company
Belmont, August, 1853-1924