Handwritten letter to Marie from a friend in Fort Macleod, Nellie [Gold], commenting on SBS's departure for the Boer War; attatched are two photographs and a newsclipping. The letter is dated march 20, 1900.
Handwritten draft letter Marie has written to George Scott of the Ontario Rifles, thanking him for comments he made about SBS and which were published in a letter to the Globe newspaper. The draft letter is dated April 16th, 1900.
Handwritten letter to Marie from 'Eleuberio' [Quinones] thanking Marie for her note and 'sweet souvenir', with promises to return to Canada to visit "for I have left my heart at Vaudreuil", May 30, 1881.
Handwritten letter to Marie from Geraldine Fitzgerald, Departemnt of Agriculture Committee secretary; re sending photographs of the presentation of the Guidons to Lord Strathcona's Horse; the letter is dated April 14th, .
Handwritten letter to Marie dated Spetember 6th, 1901 with an attached copy of a typewritten letter sent to SBS on May 29, 1901 from J. Henderson, discussing monies required to pay for Uncle John's expenses.
Handwritten letter drafts from Marie to Mr. Grady of Fort Macleod, thanking him for the calendar he sent for SBS and explaining she is sending a photo to him of SBS taken after his return from South Africa; the draft letter is dated January 12th, 1902.
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.
Handwritten letter from Elmes Steele on the Canadian Pacific Railway line at Field, B.C. to Marie in Montreal. Elmes discusses money matters, and talks about his poor treatment in Ottawa. The letter is dated May 29th, 1902.
Handwritten letter from the secretary (Caroline Margaret Land) of the Toronto I.O.D.E. asking Marie to join the Order and take part in their work (caring for the Canadian soldier) in South Africa; the letter is dated June 10th, 1902. Attached with the letter is a listing of the Executive members of the Imperial Order of the Empire and the Children of the Empire, as well as an issue of their newsletter "Echoes" (June 1st, 1902).
Handwritten letter from Minnie Macdonell in Lethbridge to Marie in Montreal, explaining the small gifts she is sending and wishing she could see the family before they depart for South Africa. The letter is dated August 29th, 1902.