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Attached letter from A.E.C. Macdonell

An attached letter from A.E.C. Macdonel in Dawson, Yukon, re: shared mining claim payment, sent with Marie's letter of February 26th, 1902 (in brackets, it is noted that he is 'Marguerite's husband)

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

Attached letter from [James] Henderson

Attached handwritten letter to SBS from [James] Henderson vacationing in Lakewood, New Jersey. General news but referening money sent by the Steele's for Uncle John; also mentions sitting beside John D. Rockefeller at the resort dining room.

Henderson, James

Attached letter from Harwood Steele

An attached letter from Harwood sent to SBS with Marie's letter of June 1st, 1902. 'Dubbie' has written some letters and was probably helped by his sister Flora with the writing of the letter.

Steele, Harwood

Attached letter to Marie Steele from Elmes Steele

A handwritten letter sent to Marie Steele from Elmes Steele and forwarded to SBS in a letter Marie sent dated June 22nd, 1902. In this letter, Elmes explains why he needed to borrow money from the Steeles, and details how it will be spent.

Steele, Elmes

Attached wedding invitation

Attached wedding invitation enclosed in a letter to SBS from Marie dated August 3rd, 1902. The invitation is from Captain J. O'Donnell of S.A.C. inviting SBS to the wedding of his daughter Mabel to Captain J. Sholto Douglas, also of S.A.C.

Steele, Marie (de Lotbinière Harwood), 1859-1951

Loose item: Postal certificate

Certificate of posting of a registered postal packed (addresssed to Lord Strathcona, London and mailed from Pretoria, S.A.).

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

Printed Matter - Appendix No. 3 to "Notes on the Country to the East and North of Pretoria"

Publication entitled: "Appendix No. 3 to Notes on the Country to the East and North of Pretoria: Routes in the Country North and East of Lydenburg and Pietersburg".

The publication has been date stamped 9 July 1902, South African Constabulary, Commanding B Division. 21 pp.

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

"Summary of News"

A typewritten and copied one page "Summary of News", printed by Head Quarters, Pretoria.

Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919

Letter to Marie from Catherine E. Moon

Handwritten letter to Marie from Catherine Moon, SBS's cousin, writing about family and life in Moonstone, Ontario and wishing the Steele family a Merry Christmas; the letter is dated November 23rd, 1902.

Moon, Catherine

Letter to Marie from C. Bagnall

Handwritten letter from C. Bagnall to Marie, descibing their trip to Cape Town and plans to travel to England; Bagnall speaks of missing the family and looking forward to reuniting with them in England. The letter is dated June 10th, 1906.

Steele, Marie (de Lotbinière Harwood), 1859-1951

Letter to Marie from Ethel M. Fall

Handwritten letter to Marie from Ethel M. Fall of Kaalfontein, South Africa expressing her sympathy that Marie has been ill, and offering her assistance as the Steele family prepares to leave South Africa; the letter is dated September 21st, 1906.

Steele, Marie (de Lotbinière Harwood), 1859-1951