Handwritten on back: "Becheville - near Joigny - in Burgundy - France. Country seat of W. James Bidermann - father of M. James Antoine Bidermann. (The second window to the right is that of the room always occupied by M. Pierre Samuel du Pont/ de...
Military officers; Military organizations; Military rations
Copy of telegram from James M. Peoples to Major Henry B. Judd. Peoples, Captain of Company A, 7th Regiment Delaware Volunteer Infantry, requests information on rations. Henry B. Judd was the U.S. Army liaison officer in Wilmington, Delaware.
Photographs of a boat trip on the James River. People in the photographs include Alice (Belin) du Pont, Isabella Mathieu (du Pont) Sharp, Henry Francis du Pont, Mrs. Henry Francis du Pont, Ophelia Dent, and Hugh Rodney Sharp.
James Danforth was informed by William Leonard, agent for the Plymouth Cotton Mill Company, that DuPlanty, McCall and Company have erected a cotton mill. Danforth is writing to inquire about a job at this cotton mill.