Handwritten letter from Marie in Montreal to Sam in Calgary, dated September 10th, 1907. Marie explains to Sam her business dealings with "Morgan's" and problems in purchasing furniture on a down payment system.
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.
Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora Steele at St. Urban's Academy in Montreal sent to her parents in Calgary. She expresses her joy at soon coming home for the sumer holidays, and discusses the wardrobe she will bring, etc.
Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora Steele at St. Urban's Academy in Montreal to her parents in Calgary. Flora writes about attending her uncle's wedding, and describes the ceremony in great detail. 4 pp.
Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora in Montreal to her mother in Calgary. Flora writes about her time away from school in Montreal while at her Uncle Frank Harwood's home, visiting friends, and also discusses her father's travel back to Alberta. 3 pp.
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 the secretary (Caroline Margaret Land) of the Toronto I.O.D.E. wishing Marie the best on her journey to South Africa, mentioning the Order's work in S.A. caring for soldiers' graves, and informing Marie that her membership in the I.O.D.E. has been processed. The letter is dated September 29th, 1902.
Handwritten letter from Flora Steele in Montreal to her father. Flora discusses her preference to attend St. Urban's Academy in Montreal, mentions a discussion she had with the Reverend Mother about Masons and Orangemen, and askes her father about changes in Macleod, etc. 4 pp.
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.
Handwritten letter from Flora staying at her Uncle Bob's in Monteal to her father in Winnipeg. Flora writes about the visiting she has done, and discusses in more detail her thoughts about the English and attitudes towards Canadians, as well as discussing further the Free Masons, etc. 4 pp.
Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora Steele at St. Urban's Academy in Montreal to her father in Winnipeg. Flora writes about her activities, the books she is reading, and comments on people she has recently met. 2 pp.
Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora Steele at St. Urban's Academy in Montreal to her father in Winnipeg. Flora writes about her upcoming trip home for Christmas, the Christmas cards she is sending, and mentions her dental appointments. 2 pp.
Printed card from the Montreal Military Institute extending the priviliges of their Institute to SBS for two weeks, at the request of Lt. Col. E.B. Ibbotson, and dated December , 1899. Includes envelope.
Handwritten letter with envelope from Flora at St. Urban's Academy in Montreal to her parents in Calgary. Flora writes about her excitement at returning home, packing her trunk, and visiting with Marie's family in Montreal. 2 pp.
Handwritten letter with enveope from Flora Steele at St. Urban's Academy in Montreal to her parents in Calgary. Flora writes about a variety of topics including Sir Redvers Buller, and the funeral of her Aunt Jessie. 4 pp.
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 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 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.
Handwritten letter from Grace in Vancouver to Marie, discussing her move from Orillia to Vancouver; Grace describes meeting a returning soldier from South Africa (Meschendoff) who had served with SBS in Lord Strathcona's Horse. The letter is dated August 31st, 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 19th, 1907.
Handwritten letter to Marie in Calgary from her mother in Montreal sharing family news, including her time with Flora, and the postponement of Frank's wedding until June. The letter is dated March 29th, 1908.
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.