General Correspondence – Personal letters, incoming and outgoing, re: various matters; including business and financial matters; and queries about farming and ranching opportunities around Calgary. Includes a letter from SBS's nephew Viv, who mentions his father (Henry Edward Steele) and his Uncle John's birthdates, among other things. Handwritten; Typewritten.
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.
Legal documents, reports and correspondence with the Macleod Gold and Silver Mining Company, and the Black Diamond Mining Company regarding mining interests in the Kootenay district of British Columbia
General Correspondence – A letter from R.J. Morgan, re: Mining matters in Western Canada, and an article written by H.J. Woodside and sent to SBS, concerning crediting Robert Henderson as the first discoverer of gold in the Klondike; also includes a news clipping of a letter written to the Bruce Herald Newspaper from Woodside. Handwritten.
Handwritten letter to Marie in Fort Macleod from Alex Macdonell in Lethbridge, speaking of joint mining concerns and inviting Marie to send the children to them while she contemplates a move to join SBS in the Yukon. The letter is dated June 2nd, 1898.
Legal documents, reports, and correspondence related to mining interests in the Yukon Territory (Claims 18 above on Sulphur and 54 Bonanza); includes a letter from P.H. Belcher, mining partner of SBS's and Mining Inspector, Yukon addressed to Mrs. Steele but intended for forwarding to Sam Steele
Letter from J.W. [Willison] of the Caribou Police Post commenting on a number of topics including numbering boats, registering people, and investigating private mining options for himself and Steele (if interested).