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Attached letter from Fred White

Marie's copying of a note from Fred White of the NWMP written to Marie Steele, offering his congratulations for SBS being promoted to a full Colonel in the Canadian Militia.

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

Attached letter from Aunt J.J. to A.M. Jarvis

An attached handwritten letter from A.M. Jarvis's Aunt J.J. Harwood Steele notes that the aunt talks about the fine reputation of Strathcona's Horse, and mentions Lord Dundonal's impending visit. He also says that the aunt's return address of "Charlecote Park" is associated with Shakespeare.

Jarvis, A.M.

Letter to Sam Steele, 03 Jan. 1900

Handwritten letter from Marie in Montreal to Sam, who has just left that day on a trip east to begin recruiting for Lord Strathcona's Horse

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

Letter from Flora Steele to SBS, 23 Sep 1908

Handwritten letter from Flora Steele at St. Urban's Academy in Montreal to her father in Winnipeg. Flora comments on her father's letter, mentioning her father's father. She has met a Lord Strathcona's veteran, Mr. John Barry, who served with Sam in South Africa, and she asks about Lord Milner. 3 pp.

Steele, Flora

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1900

Burgandy leather-bound; hand-written entries with entries related to the Canadian Mounted Rifles and Lord Strathcona's Horse

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

Patrick, Millar, William Nelson, J. Malcolm Bulloch and A. Stodart Walker, eds. The Scottish Students’ Song-Book: Published for the Song-Book Committee of the Students of Representative Councils of Scotland. London: Bayley & Ferguson, 1897.

Patrick, Millar, William Nelson, J. Malcolm Bulloch and A. Stodart Walker, eds. The Scottish Students’ Song-Book: Published for the Song-Book Committee of the Students of Representative Councils of Scotland. London: Bayley & Ferguson, 1897. (book plate at front of volume reads: ‘To Colonel Steele Officers Non Commissioned Officers & men of the Strathcona Horse from Colonel W. Walker, V.D.J.P. 14 Huskisson Street Liverpool; front cover not attached, broken spine)

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

Letter - Invitation acceptance

Handwritten letter from I.H. William confirming that SBS will be visiting 'His Excellency' at Government House, Capetown.

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

Letter - Grieving mother

Handwritten letter to SBS from Mrs. I.A. Johnstone asking for information about her son's death in South Africa.

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

Telegram - Volunteer

Telegram sent to SBS from a volunteer applying for an appointment in South Africa. Handwritten.

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

Letter - Father of LSH member

Handwritten letter to SBS from Chas. {Wooly?] thanking Steele for the interest he took in his son Tom who served with LSH under Steele.

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

Letter - Joseph Colmer

Typewritten letter to SBS from Joseph Colmer, Lord Strathcona's secretary, re: various matters.

Colmer, Joseph, Secretary, Lord Strathcona

Statutory Declaration - A.W. Gowler

Declaration completed by A.W. Gowler asking for owed wages from Percy Fall, re: service while with LSH. The declaration is notarized by Charles B. Pratt, Notary Public for the Province of Ontario.

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

Letter - Joseph Colmer

Typewritten letter to SBS from Joseph Colmer, Secretary to Lord Strathcona, with attached memo sent to the Bank of Montreal, re: payment to Steele from W. Munro.

Colmer, Joseph, Secretary, Lord Strathcona

Letter - Inquiry

Typewritten letter to SBS from Henry J. Brereton, asking for an address of an LSH Captain.

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

Letter - R.H. Moir

Handwritten letter to SBS from R.H. Moir who served under him in LSH; various matters discussed including issueing death reports and request for recommendation.

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

Letter - LSH Sculpture

Correspondence from SBS's brother-in-law (Auguste); various matters but includes a discussion about the design of a statue to honor the role of the LSH during the South African War, attached sketches and news clipping.

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

Letter - LSH Discharge inquiry

Handwritten letter to SBS from H.F. Nicholls requesting a signature on his discharge papers from LSH so he can pursue his B.C. scrip.

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

Letter - F.W. White

Typewritten letter to SBS from F.W. White, NWMP Comptroller, mentioning that Lord Strathcona is requesting a copy of a diary of Strathcona's Horse while in South Africa.

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

Lettter - LSH Banquet scandal

Handwritten letter to SBS from E.T. Logan in response to a request that he speak to Steele's character in light of rumors about inappropriate behavior at a banquet held in London for returning LSH military.

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

Telegram - Lord Strathcona

Telegram sent to SBS from Lord Strathcona; he is pleased with Colonel Steele's command. Typewritten.

Smith, Donald Alexander, Lord Strathcona, 1820-1914

Telegram - Minto

A telegram sent to Colonel Steele from Lord Minto offering congratulations. Hand-written.

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

Transport memorandum

A handwritten note related to directions for the Transport Monterey en route to South Africa from Halifax.

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

Advance pay receipt

Handwritten note by Maye Steele acknowledging receipt of advance pay for SBS from F.W. Taylor of the Bank of Montreal.

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1900

Burgandy leather-bound pocket book diary with hand-written entries. Harwood Steele indicates the Diary contains information about the Canadian Mounted Rifles and Lord Strathcona's Horse.

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

Lord Strathcona's Horse Corps' Diary - Boer War - 1900-1901

Diary of Lord Strathcona's Corps' Boer War - Colonel S.B. Steele C.B. M.V.O. Commanding (stamped in gold lettering on diary cover) Canada, South Africa, England Double hard-cover binding; type-written entries.

First page entry: "Militia Order No 26 issued for the formation of mounted corps for special service in South Africa, the Regiment to be called Strathcona's Horse in honour of the Right Hon: Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal at whose expense this force is to be raised and equipped.

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

City Club extension of priviliges to SBS

Printed card from the City Club of Halifax extending the priviliges of their Club to SBS for two weeks, signed by [N.L.] Brown, Secretary and dated March 15, 1900. Includes envelope.

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

Lord Strathcona's Luncheon admittance card

A printed card for "Strathcona's Horse" for admittance to Lord Strathcona's Luncheon, February 22nd, 1901 at the Royal Palace Hotel in Kensington. On the back of the card the date is printed and another word [Miss?].

Smith, Donald Alexander, Lord Strathcona, 1820-1914

'Elder Dempster Line" printed stationery

Printed envelopes and stationery for the "Elder Dempster Line" with the words 'Transport "Monterey"' and 'Strathcona's Horse' printed at the top of the letter paper, along with a black and white photo of Lord Strathcona and the S.S. Monterey. The Company flag is also featured on the letterhead and envelope. There four sheets of the letterhead and four envelopes; one of the envelopes is addressed" 'Lt. Col. Steele Comd. Strathcona's Horse H.M. Trropship "Monterey".

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

Sermon preached in Ottawa to "Strathcona's Horse"

Printed sermon preached in St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Ottawa fo "Strathcona's Horse previous to their departure for service in South Africa, by The Rev. W.T. Herridge, March 11, 1900. The sermon was published as a small booklet, and includes a photograph of the Officers of Lord Strathcona's Horse on the back cover, 12 pp.

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

Imprint page with picture of SBS on one side and two nursing sisters accompanying the Canadian contingent to South Africa

An extract from a printed document, with a picture of SBS in his LSH uniform and text recognizing his appointment to Fourth Class of Victorian Order; included is a quote from SBS responding to the King's speech. On the attached page are two photographs of nursing sisters who accompanied the Canadian contingent to South Africa, Sarah Forbes and Marcella P. Richardson. The caption under their photographs is: "Our Own Angels".

Steele, Richard Elmes ("Dick")

Copy of a souvenir poster created by the Slater Shoe Company for "The Strathcona Horse" (negative image on paper)

A negative image printed on paper of a souvenir poster published by The Slater Shoe Company of Montreal to honor "The Strathcona Horse"; three photos are on the poster with Queen Victoria in the centre and Lord Strathcona on one side and SBS on the other side.

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

Letter extract written in foreign language

One page with words written on it, in Sam's handwriting, but appears to be in another language. Was located with other Lord Strathcona Horse ephemera; perhaps separated from a letter or other document.

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

S.S. Monterey - Regimental Concert

Regimental Concert program for the S.S. Monterey, 03 April 1900; typewritten on Elder Dempster Line Strathcona's Horse stationery. 1 pp.

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

Page from "The Graphic" with illustration

A page torn from "The Graphic" illustrated newspaper, with an illustration showing Sir Wilfrid Laurier bidding the Lord Strathcona's Horse regiment farewell on Parliament Hill.

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

Myers Brothers invoice

Myers Brothers (Cape Town) invoice for badges; on verso is a list of names and notes related to saddles, etc.

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

Invoice/supplies list

A handwritten note with supplies listed; no name on memo and some pencilled notes (numbers) on verso

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

invoice for groceries

Handwritten list of groceries paid for; no name on memo and pencilled word "cake" on verso

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

Payment note to Major A.E. Snyder

Handwritten note by H.D.B. Ketchen noting payment made to Major A.E. Snyder for purchase of leather case for carrying Squadron books up country; pencilled notation on verso

Ketchen, H.D.B.

G. Black invoice

G. Black, Direct Importer of General Drapery, Clothing, Boots and Shoes, invoice for '3 Oil Baize'

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

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