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Hayes, M. Horace. Points of the Horse: A Treatise on the Conformation, Movements, Breeds and Evolution of the Horse. 3rd ed. London: Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 190[3].

Hayes, M. Horace. Points of the Horse: A Treatise on the Conformation, Movements, Breeds and Evolution of the Horse. 3rd ed. London: Hurst and Blackett, Limited, 190[3]. (signed twice by S.B.S. on inside front pages)

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

Letter from Trooper Edward Cole

A hand-written letter to Major General Strange from Trooper Edward Cole, re: payment for a horse used with the Steele's Scouts.

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1894

Black leather-bound pocket diary with hand-written entries from Fort Macleod; more of a notebook filled with memoranda and notes. A horse race card was removed from the diary and placed behind it in the same file.

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

Seton, Bruce. Elementary Veterinary Manual: For the use of Officers Attending Veterinary Classes. Gale & Polden’s Military Series. London: Gale & Polden, Ltd., 1895. (signed by S.B.S with name and title)

Seton, Bruce. Elementary Veterinary Manual: For the use of Officers Attending Veterinary Classes. Gale & Polden’s Military Series. London: Gale & Polden, Ltd., 1895. (signed by S.B.S with name and title)

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

Telegram to Marie Steele, 11 Apr. 1900

A telegram sent to Marie Steele in Montreal from Sam announcing he has landed at Capetown, South Africa and suffered a heavy loss of horses from pneumonia.

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

Letters (drafts) from Marie to Mrs. Hilliam and to Meanea Saddlery Co.

Handwritten drafts of letters Marie has written; on one side of the paper to Mrs. Hilliam, and on the other to the Meanea Saddlery Company of Cheyenne, Wyoming. She disscusses with Mrs. Hilliam SBS's request that she come with the family to South Africa, and to Mr. Meanea she discusses a saddle order for her daughter.

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

Loose item from 1885 scrapbook: letter to mother (20, 25 July 1885)

A handwritten letter from Roger Pocock at Prince Albert to his mother in Ontario. The letter is descriptive of native dress and NWMP horse dress, complete with small illustrations to accompany the written description. Roger is uncertain about whether he will be able to remain with the NWMP, and discusses possible future options, including returning home for a visit. He continues the letter over a period of days, and describes for his mother problems with drunkenness in the Force, and related discipline problems. He also discusses the suicide of a Sioux prisoner in their Fort.

Pocock, Roger