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Bruce Peel Special Collections Oswald, J.K. Memoirs and biographies
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Standing orders of J.K. Oswald, 1885 Expedition: Steel's Scouts

Pocket-style leather memo book; hand-written entries, inscribed: "Throughout - I organized the Cavlary along with SBS 11 6 94"

Consists of hand-written standing orders for Steele's Scouts; dictated memo from [G.H.] Dale, Brigade Major, and a post-script which reads: "In compliance with your request [Steele's] - I send you all these Memo books. They recall old times but little else, except a heartfelt God bless you & may we be together when the Trumpet calls - Yours ever, J.K. Oswald 11 6 94".

A nominal troop roll is recorded at the back of the book.

Oswald, J.K.

Memo Book/Standing Orders of J.K. Oswald, 1885 Expedition: Steel's Scouts

Pocket-style cloth memo book; hand-written entries

Consists of hand-written standing orders for Steele's Scouts; supplies list; diary entries; and memoranda. A post-script at the end of the book reads: "Montreal 11.6.94 Dear Sam, This is a tough old book but it recalls our memories - keep it for our sake. J.K.O."

Oswald, J.K.