Heading of table: "Hydrolysis of Oils and Fats by means of Hydrochloric Acid. Sp: Gr 1-16. 100 grms of Oil or Fat containing free fatty acids and 100 cc of acid; fresh acid used after each sample had been taken."
Correspondence regarding sketches Smith made of Navel battles and other military scenes. Smith discusses Sophie DuPont's interest in having the sketches reproduced and whether these sketches might be lithographed and photographed.
Correspondence of a personal nature. Smith describes his work load and the variety of tasks he undertakes. Teaching, photography, painting and drawing all occupy his time as well as writing and family.
Correspondence regarding Smith's invitation to interview at the "Century Co." with his sketches of the South Atlantic Squadron. Colonel DuPont and Admiral Ammen are mentioned in conjunction with the historical project taking shape at the journal.