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Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919 North West Mounted Police (Canada)
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NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, 1885-1886

Letters and documents relating to a claim by Trooper Edward Cole for payment of a horse used by Steele's Scouts in the North-West Rebellion of 1885; includes a letter from General Strange.

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

NWMP Manual and Firing Exercise

Manual printed for the Winchester Carbine and the Enfield Revolver; printed in Ottawa by MacLean, Roger & Co. Includes some added hand-written annotation to the text.

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

NWMP Hand Book

Printed 'Hand Book of Ready Reference, Police Duties for Non-Commissioned Officers and Constables of the North-West Mounted Police, Yukon Territory'; hand-written inscription at front of book reads: "Colonel S.B. Steele, C.B.M.V.O. With Compliments of [W.A.?], RNWMP of Canada, Dawson, Yukon, 1904".

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

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

General Correspondence - 1892

General Correspondence – Includes a letter of apology from L.W. Herchmer, re: remarks about SBS and Mrs. Steele. Handwritten.

Herchmer, Lawrence William, Commissioner, NWMP

General Correspondence - 1898

General Correspondence – From friends and family including H.B. Runnall, H. Oliver, cousin Esther Miller, J. [Acten], etc. Handwritten.

MacGregor, Esther Miller (Marian Keith)

General Correspondence - 1899

General Correspondence – Telegrams and letters, as above; queries about Steele’s possible service in South Africa. Handwritten; Typewritten.

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

General Correspondence - 1909

General Correspondence – Personal letters, re: various matters; includes letters from colleagues and friends such as: [H.?] Irving; A.L. Haydon; R.J. Gwynne; E.B. Edwards; Hugh Davidson; E.G. (Teddy)Rundle; and others. Handwritten.

Gwynne, R.J.

General Correspondence - 1910

General Correspondence – Personal letters, re: various matters; includes a letter from A.W. Strange. Handwritten; Typewritten.

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

Lord Strathcona's Horse Correspondence - Incoming / Outgoing

Correspondence sent to Colonel Steele in his capacity as Commander of the Lord Strathcona's Horse; continued general correspondence and memoranda around final payments, and tying up loose ends; includes a list of the non-commissioned officers and constables of the NWMP who served with the Corp under Steele's command and a letter from Minister F.W. Borden acknowledging Steele's request that men from LSH be allowed to join the South African Constabulary.

Borden, F.W. (Frederick William), Sir, 1847-1917

Military Correspondence - Incoming

Correspondence and document s around the inquiry into the ‘compulsory retirement’ of Lt. Col. L.W. Herchmer from the NWMP. Handwritten; typewritten

Herchmer, Lawrence William, Commissioner, NWMP

Military Correspondence - Incoming / Outgoing

Correspondence sent to and from SBS in his capacity as Major-General, C.B., M.V.O. , Canadian Headquarters, Shorncliffe, England; includes confidential letters written to and from General J.E.B. Seely, Doctor Howard (Lord Strathcona's son-in-lawm married to Margaret) and others, regarding the command and service of Lord Strathcona’s Horse regiment; a letter (with attached copies) sent from SBS to Sir Robert Borden, regarding the Royal North West Mounted Police; and other general matters. Handwritten; typewritten

Borden, Robert Laird, Sir

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, Aug. 1898

Correspondence sent to Steele related to his duties in the Yukon from Fred White, Yukon Commissioner James. M. Walsh, A.B. Perry, and William Pearce, Superintendent of Mines; includes a completed Chilkoot Pass duty form and instructions for Steele's transfer to Dawson.

Pearce, William

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, Jan. 1899

Correspondence sent to Steele related to his duties in the Yukon, including that of Commission Council member, from Commissioner Ogilvie and others; includes a petition related to establishing a dental association in the Yukon Territory.

Ogilvie, William, Commissioner, Yukon Territory

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, Jun. 1901

Correspondence sent to Steele from Comptroller Fred White; one letter informs Steele that he has been granted a further leave of absence from the NWMP in order to serve with the South African Constabulary.

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

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, Feb. - Nov. 1902

Letters to both C.A. Harwood and Mrs. Steele from Comptroller Fred White discussing the Police Officers' Pension Bill and Steele, a newsy letter to Steele from White on various matters; a letter to Steele from White acknowledging his request for a further extension on his leave of absence from the NWMP and application for superannuation; further letters from White regarding Steele's retirement and pension allowances; general pension-related correspondence.

Harwood, C.A.

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, 1908

Correspondence to Steele from Comptroller Fred White discussing NWMP land warrants and pension rights for Superintendent A.R. Macdonnell's widow; also a pension payment notice and letter from NWMP Comptroller Lawrence Fortescue.

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

NWMP Correspondence - Outgoing, [1885-1886]

Hand-written note to Comptroller Fred White from Sam Steele, recommending Reverend George Mackay for the position of Chaplain with Steele's Scouts; note from Steele to C.D. Wood of Macleod, Alberta.

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

NWMP Correspondence - Outgoing, [1886]

Draft of a seven page hand-written letter from Steele to the NWMP Commissioner in Regina responding to and discussing various comments relayed in earlier correspondence from the Commissioner to Steele.

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

NWMP Correspondence - Outgoing, Jan. 1889

Hand-written letters from S.B. Steele directed to Northwest Territories Constables and Peace Officers, providing details regarding three men involved with horse theft; seal attached beside Steele's signature.

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

NWMP Correspondence - Outgoing, [1897], 1898

Hand-written letter from Steele at Lake Bennett to the NWMP Comptroller requesting information about whether NWMP members can stake personal mining claims; draft of telegram written by Steele.

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

NWMP Correspondence - Outgoing, 1898-1899

Outgoing flimsy copies of letters written bu Superintendent Steele while posted in Dawson City, Yukon; includes some covering explanatory notes by Harwood Steele.

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1886

Black leather-bound diary written from Fort Macleod, Lethbridge, and Willow Creek; memoranda at back of diary.

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1888

Black leather-bound pocket diary, hand-written entries from Kootenay Ferry, Kootenay, Fort Macleod. Cash accounts kept at back of diary.

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1890

Black leather-bound pocket diary with hand-written entries; mostly written from Fort Macleod. Memos, cash accounts kept at back of book.

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

Daily Journal, Personal - 1893

Cloth-bound daily journal with hand-written entries from Fort Macleod; very brief entries, largely empty; one cash accounts notation at back of journal.

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1893

Black leather-bound pocket diary with hand-written entries from Fort Macleod; memos and accounts kept at back of book. One item, a note from D.L. Meetison, was removed and placed behind the diary in the same file.

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1894

Black leather-bound pocket diary with hand-written entries from Fort Macleod; more of a notebook filled with memoranda and notes. A horse race card was removed from the diary and placed behind it in the same file.

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

Pocket Diary, Personal - 1897

Burgandy leather-bound pocket diary with hand-written entries from Fort Macleod; memos and cash accounts kept at back of book.

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

Daily Journal, Personal - 1899

Cloth-bound daily journal with hand-written entries, written at Dawson, Skagway, and Lake Bennett. A list of letters mailed and accounts register kept at end of journal.

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

Nunker Creek Undercover report

A handwritten report sent to Col. S.B. Steele from an underground NWMP officer, Alfred J. Thomas, reporting on claim owners on Hunker Creek defrauding the Dominion Government. 5 pp.

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

Nominal Rolls

Nominal roll of 'E' Division, NWMP, Calgary; black leather note book with covering explanatory note written by Harwood Steele (ca. 1969). Includes a roll of horses of 'E' Division.

Steele, Harwood

Published Report of the Royal NWMP, 1911

Published report of the Royal North West Mounted Police, 1911. Reports and Other Papers Relating to the McPherson-Dawson Police Patrol - Winter 1910-1911 and the Death of Inspector Francis J. Fitzgerald and all Members of the Patrol. Printed in Ottawa.

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

Published Report of the Royal NWMP, 1919

Published report of the Royal Northwest Mounted Police for the Year Ended September 30, 1919. Printed in Ottawa by Order of Parliament. Pencilled on the back cover of the report is: "[Met] 27 Regina in 1883".

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

NWMP Printed Matter - Miscellaneous

A NWMP Engagement form and Oath of Allegiance for Israel Dix; a front page from "The Canada Gazette" (August 18, 1900); Printed Bill 40: 'An Act respecting pensions to Officers of the North-West Mounted Police' (2 copies); loose printed sheet showing the distribution state of the Force by Divisions; and affidavit of a Mounted Police Pensioner form (5 copies).

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

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, 1887, 1888

Letter from Deputy Minister of Militia and Defence, along with a forwarding covering letter, informing Steele that a certificate for scrip is being sent to him in Kootenay, B.C.

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

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, Jun., Sep. 1897

Two hand-written letters to Steele from Commissioner L.W. Herchmer, discussing his personal situation as Commissioner, and in the second letter, discussing Steele's upcoming Yukon assignment.

Herchmer, Lawrence William, Commissioner, NWMP

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, Apr. 1898

Submitted proposals for building boats for the NWMP for use in the Yukon; a letter from Fred White warning Steele to avoid friction with Major Walsh; a memo from [R.] Belcher describing conditions on the Chilkoot Pass; a letter expressing concern about custom duties.

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

Correspondence - Individuals: Roger Pocock, 1905-1915

Correspondence – Individuals: Roger Pocock Correspondence with Roger Pocock, largely incoming, although includes SBS’s article he wrote, entitled: “Conduct of Irregular Horse” for Pocock’s book: The Frontiersman’s Pocketbook; many of the letters are written on Legion of Frontiersman letterhead, and includes early letters regarding the start-up of the Legion of Frontiersmen, and a printed brochure about this organization. The 1910 letter discusses Steele’s book, and goes into detail about Roger’s view of politics, the boy scouts, theatre, his lecture tour, etc. The 1914-1915 letters discuss the war, Steele and Pocock’s roles in the war, and Pocock’s comments about Harwood’s writing and the publication of his first book of poetry. Handwritten; Typewritten

Pocock, Roger

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

General Correspondence - 1899

General Correspondence – Telegram and copies of a letter presented to Eric Harvie, Glenbow Foundation in January 1968; letter dated 1899 requesting club membership. Handwritten.

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

General Correspondence - 1906

General Correspondence – Personal letters, re: various matters; includes one outgoing letter from Steele and a letter from A.C. Macdonell, writing from Battleford on Royal North-West Mounted Police stationary . Also includes letters and a draft Legion of Frontiersmen programme sent to SBS from the L of F secretary regarding financing for the Legion. Handwritten; Typewritten

Macdonell, Albert Edward Cortland

General Correspondence - 1915

General Correspondence – Personal letters, incoming and outgoing, re: various matters; including a letter sent from Sam to the publishers of his Memoirs; a letter from Sam to C.A. Harwood; a letter from M.I. Macleod, widow of N.W.M.P. Commissioner James F. Macleod, thanking Sam for sending a copy of his book and commenting on the mention of her husband in said book, and letters received from family and friends. Handwritten; Typewritten.

Harwood, C.A.

General Correspondence - 1917

General Correspondence – Personal letters, incoming and outgoing, re: various matters; includes letters from family and friends: W.D. Bruce, Fred B. Denison, Edward Evans, A.M. Jarvis, Ellen Gill, and others; a letter sent to Captain Bennett Goldney with a message for Steele from Queen Alexandra; *also letters sent from SBS to his cousin James B. Clarke, and to his brother-in-law, C.A. Harwood, re: Steele’s treatment by the ‘Canadian Authorities’, ( letters marked by H.S. ‘for use only if necessary’); several copies of the May 4th letter to A.C. Harwood; a copy of a letter SBS wrote to Colonel Fortescue, Comptroller R NWMP with suggestions about the Police Force and the Canadian Military. Handwritten; Typewritten.

Clarke, J.B.

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, Feb. 1899

Correspondence sent to Steele related to his duties in the Yukon, including that of Commission Council member, from Commissioner Ogilvie and others; includes a report and letters concerning the collection of mining royalties.

Ogilvie, William, Commissioner, Yukon Territory

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, Apr. 1899

Correspondence sent to Steele related to his duties in the Yukon, including that of Commission Council member, from Commissioner Ogilvie and Comptroller Fred White; several items relate to budgetary matters for the Yukon NWMP Division.

Ogilvie, William, Commissioner, Yukon Territory

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, Aug.1899

Correspondence sent to Steele from Comptroller Fred White, discussing (in both an official and private capacity) Steele's transfer back to the North West from the Yukon and the decision to transfer Inspector Harper back to the Territories; a letter from a John Gillespie, discussing his return to Dawson; and a letter marked personal sent to SBS from [J. Burstall] regarding monies owing SBS.

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

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, Jan. 1900

Correspondence sent to Steele related to tying up loose ends and a letter sent to [Captain] Macdonnell from NWMP Commissioner Herchmer. Also includes a letter sent to SBS from F.L Cartwright, a NWMP officer who served with Steele in the Yukon, and now writing from Grand Forks, B.C. Cartwright discusses the injustice of SBS's removal from the Yukon, and expresses interest in signing up for the Boer War.

Cartwright, Francis Lennox

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