In addition to the Soldier’s Mail to Australia shown above
, being Figure 51 in his book, Kenneth Rowe also illustrates, as Figure 52, an example of an Old Glory & The Maine cover with a 1d C.G.H. stamp mailed to Mr. John Mills, Woodbine Cottage near Perranwell Station R.S.G., Cornwall, England. The cover was mailed from O’Okiep, a mining town in N.W. Cape Colony on August 2, 1900. The same sender also forwarded a British Ensign Type II cover, (shown in the collection)
, from O’Okiep to the same destination several weeks earlier. Earlier than that, on April 23, 1900, a Rule Britannia cover was dispatched, (also shown in this collection)
. A second British Ensign Type II cover from the same sender to the same destination dated August 2, 1900 is also known, as well as a third copy with a smudged date, and an Anglo-Saxon cover dated January 17, 1901 (shown in this collection)
The late Wm. G. Robinson offers several examples of J.C. Wilson covers used as Contingent mail in his award-winning exhibit Canadian Participation in the Anglo-Boer War, 1899-1902 published by the British North America Philatelic Society Ltd., BNAPS Exhibits No. 1, September 1996. He shows a First Contingent Royal Canadian Regiment example, (shown above right), of a Maple Leaf For Ever Type I cover with a Land of the Maple song back and a Type vi, Nelson Lodge, inscription on the back, mailed with a July 11, 1900 G.P.O. Capetown postmark on a 1 penny Cape of Good Hope stamp, to Halifax. He shows a Second Contingent What We Have We’ll Hold Type I cover mailed from Ottawa with a pair of 2¢ QV Numeral stamps to a member of the Royal Canadian Dragoons on May 7, 1900, with a Bobs song back. He also illustrates a Maple Leaf For Ever Type I cover with a Land of the Maple song back mailed with a G.P.O. Capetown May 17, 1900 cancellation, lacking a stamp, to Kingston, Ontario.