The Maple Leaf For Ever Type I cover pictured above was mailed from G.P.O. Capetown to Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England on March 9, 1901, and received in Kidderminster on March 31, 1901.
Below, the reverse of the cover, with inscription Type vi, with text:
“These envelopes supplied gratis, for free distribution to CANADIAN SOLDIERS in, and going to South Africa, by Nelson Lodge, Sons of England, Almonte, Ont., Canada”
This envelope type, unknown to Henry Gates, has been designated here as type E-3. This inscription has also found on a Maple Leaf For Ever Type II cover.
For more on this cover, see this page.