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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 Alice H. Farish

A handwritten letter from Alice Farish, Marie's letter, sent to SBS and enclosed with Marie's letter to Sam of January 9th, 1902. Alice is writing from Denver, Colorado and her letter is dated January 3rd, 1902.

Farrish, Alice

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.

Attached letter from Colonel P.W. Worsley

A handwritten letter from Col. P.W. Worsley of Halifax, N.S. sent to SBS requesting assistance in getting his son a position with the South African Constabulary. SBS forwarded the letter to Baden-Powell, who returned the letter along with his own reply to SBS. Marie sent both letters with her letter to SBS of July 18th, 1901.

Baden-Powell, Robert

Attached letter from Flora Steele

A handwritten letter sent to SBS from Flora Steele, amnd sent with Marie Steele's letter of the same date. Flora discusses friends and recent activities, including a visit with Dr. Helen Macdonald to talk about Scottish heroine, Flora Macdonald.

Steele, Flora

Attached letter from Flora Steele

A handwritten letter to SBS from Flora Steele, and sent with Marie's letter of August 15th, 1907. Flora talks about the pain her teeth are causing her, books she is reading or interested in reading, and social visits she has made.

Steele, Flora

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 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 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 J.B. Clarke

Attached letter from SBS's cousin J. B. Clarke, addressed to Marie, and sent with Marie's letter of 18 June 1899 to SBS. The letter discusses, among other things, the Steele's mining claim.

Clarke, J.B.

Attached letter from Maggie Currie

A handwritten letter from Maggie Currie in Coldwater, Ontario to SBS, dated August 21st and enclosed with Marie's letter to Sam dated August 25th, 1907. She is writing about "Uncle John".

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

Attached letter from Minnie Macdonell

A handwritten letter sent to SBS from Minnie; Sam forwarded it to Marie to read, and Marie returned Minnie's letter with her letter to Sam dated September 17th, 1907. Minnie is writing from 'The Barracks, Macleod' to SBS at Ca;gary.

Macdonell, Minnie Sophia (Carstairs)

Attached letter to Marie Steele from Alex Jarvis

A handwritten letter to Marie Steele from Inspector Alex Jarvis with the NWMP in the Yukon. He writes about people and changes in Dawson, and discusses his thoughts about leaving the force. Marie sent this letter to Sam in a letter she wrote dated June 17th, 1902.

Jarvis, A.M.

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

Daily Diary, Personal - 1907

Large bound daily diary; hand-written entries London to Calgary Two loose items placed in folder behind diary; list of payments

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

Daily Diary, Personal - 1908, 1909

Large bound daily diary; hand-written entries Printed information at front of diary Diary entries at the top of page are dated 1908; entires on the bottom of the page are from 1909.

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

Daily Diary, Personal - 1910

Large bound daily diary; hand-written entries Separated items retained in file behind diary; include an envelope and memos written by SBS regarding upcoming military inspections Winnipeg, Orilla

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

Daily Diary, Personal - 1915

Large bound daily diary; hand-written entries Winnipeg, Shorncliffe One loose item placed behind diary in file

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

Daily Journal, Personal - 1899

Cloth-bound; hand-written entries List of letters mailed and cash accounts register maintained at back of journal Journal stamped "1898", but used in 1899

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

Diary of Alexander R. Macdonell, 1906

Daily journal; hand-written entries; farming and ranching descriptions; retirement activities Inscribed in front with name, address, and memoranda Lethbridge region Cash accounts records at back of diary

Macdonell, Alexander R.

Diary of Lt. Col. Griffiths Wainwright, 1870

Consists of a diary kept by Major Griffiths Wainwright, 1870-1871, during his service with the Red River Expedition of 1870, and two maps. The diary entries are short, and also include entries about number of portages made, supplies and rations required, and various notes and reports. A two page entry at the back of the diary was written in 1910 by Sam Steele, explaining that the diary was given to him, and filling the reader in on what Major Wainwright did once the Expedition was completed. A list of Detachment rules printed at the front of the diary have been briefly annotated by [Sam Steele?]. The maps, hand-drawn and annotated, depict the route from Rat Portage to Fort Alexander, and from Fort William to Fort Francis.

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

Letter to Sam Steele, 03 Aug. 1915

Handwritten letter form Marie in Winnipeg to SBS at Shorncliffe Camp, Kent, England, dated August 3rd, 1915. Enclosed with the letter is a news artilce.

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

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 to Sam Steele, 04 Jul. 1915

Handwritten letter from Marie in Winnipeg to SBS at Shorncliffe Camp, Kent, England, dated July 4th, 1915. Enclosed with the letter are two news clippings (re. Captain Mackenzie and an obituary for James McDougall).

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

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