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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

Letter to Sam Steele, 10 Sep. 1907

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.

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

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 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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1890

Black leather-bound; hand-written entries Memos and cash accounts maintained at back of diary Separate file of loose items retained

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1894

Black leather-bound; hand-written entries; more of a notebook filled with memoranda, lists, and draft notes One item removed (see separated materials note)

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1899

Burgandy leather-bound; hand-written entries; describes leaving the Yukon and travelling back to Ontario Memos, cash accounts and addresses maintained at back of diary See file of separated items from diary

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1900

Burgandy leather-bound; hand-written entries with entries related to the Canadian Mounted Rifles and Lord Strathcona's Horse

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1901

Black leather-bound; hand-written entries Includes identification form at front of diary, addrresses and cash accounts at back of diary

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1901

Burgandy leather-bound; hand-written entries Includes identification form at front of diary; addresses and cash accounts at back of diary

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

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.

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

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 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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1889, 1891, 1892

Black leather-bound; 1 Jan. 1889 - 12 Jun. 1889; 12 Jun. 1891 - Nov. 1892 (intermittant entries) Memos and accounts maintained at back of diary

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1893

Black leather-bound; hand-written entries Memos, accounts maintained at back of book File with separate loose items from diary

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1894

Burgandy leather-bound; hand-written entries Memos and cash accounts kept at back of diary File with separate items removed

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1898

Black leather-bound; hand-written entries, Ft. Macleod to the Yukon Notes at back of diary include lists of Miles Canyon pilots

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

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

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 [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 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 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

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