Postal Stationery, Miscellaneous, Postmarks, Revenues, Railways Stamps
(1892) September, stampless cover endorsed at top ‘On Service (signed)’, addressed to ‘M. J. Kenyon / Salisbury’. Reverse struck with crisp ‘SALISBURY / MASHONALAND / DE 10’ sc datestamp without year, this apparently un-recorded. Then endorsed in red crayon ‘Left / Address unknown’. Original letter enclosed headed ‘Salisbury / 7th Sept. 1892’ and from A. E. Caldecott as the representative of the British South Africa Company, requesting the sum of £9 being amount due for arrears of Occupation and Sanitary Fees in respect of ‘Stand No 188’. A remarkable and very early official cover.
Note: A. E. Caldecott was originally from a prominent Cape Law firm and was appointed as Public Prosecutor and Attorney-General by Rhodes for the new B.S.A. Company territory