Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora Steele at St. Urban's Academy in Montreal to her parents in Calgary. She writes about looking forward to returning to Calgary, wanting to learn to shoot once she's home, and trying her best at arithmetic (with her "arithmeticless head!"), etc. 2 pp.
Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora Steele in Montreal to her parents in Calgary. She discusses plans for her upconing trip home, and the goodbye visits she is making in Montreal prior to boarding the train for Calgary. 2 pp.
Handwritten letter to Marie from her sister Gertrude, writing to tell of her young daughter Louise's death on August 23rd, 1896. Gertrude describes the child's illness, and the illnesses of the other children in the family; the letter is dated September 17th, 1896.
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 to Marie from D.A. Macdonald of Militia and Defence Canada repsonding about how he can provide assistance for the Steele family's upcoming move to Calgary; the letter is dated August 8th, 1907.
Handwritten letter to Marie from D.A. Macdonald of Militia and Defence Canada repsonding to Marie's inquiry about help with their move to Calgary; he explains that he had written earlier to help but did not have the Steele's correct address. His letter is written on the back of the original letter Marie wrote to him; the letter is dated August 26th, 1907.