1901 The Royal Bank of Canada

A very early RBC stationary cover showing the new name which was announced to the public on January 2, 1901, only 6 weeks before.
Common in the period, drop letters were merely addressed to "City". In this case, Charlottetown didn't have local carriers, so the letter was collected by the gentleman at the post office.
1901 (FE 25) Charlottetown, PEI, 1 'Numeral' paying the 1 cent per ounce drop letter rate in a city without free local carrier delivery.





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