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Letter to Marie from F.W. Borden

Typewritten letter to Marie form F.W. Borden, Canada's Minister of Defence, saying he passed on Marie's letter to Col. Fred White of the N.W.M.P. for answer; the letter is dated May 10th, 1902.

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

Letter to Marie from Fred White

Typewritten letter from Fred White, N.W.M.P. to Marie, re: a cheque from the Militia Department; the letter is dated February 25th, 1901.

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

Letter to Marie from Fred White

Typewritten letter from Fred White, N.W.M.P. to Marie, re: answering Marie's question about SBS's pay while with Lord Strathcona's Horse; the letter is dated June 22nd, 1900.

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

Letter to Marie from Fred White

Typewritten letter from Fred White, N.W.M.P. to Marie, re: a Militia Department cheque issued SBS for his pay and outfit as an Officer of the Transvaal Contingent; the letter is dated January 10th, 1900.

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

Letter to Marie from D.A. Macdonald

Handwritten note and official typewritten letter to Marie from D.A. Macdonald of Militia and Defence Canada regarding transport requisitions for the Steele family for their move to Calgary. The letter is dated September 23rd, 1907.

Macdonald, D.A.

Letter to Marie from D.A. Macdonald

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.

Macdonald, D.A.

Letter to Marie from Fred White

Handwritten letter from Fred White, N.W.M.P. to Marie offering his congratulations on SBS'spromotion to Full Colonel in the Canadian Militia. The letter is dated August 14th, 1907.

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

Letter to Marie from D.A. Macdonald

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.

Macdonald, D.A.

Camp Orders - Valcartier Camp

Camp Orders by Colonel V.A. S. Williams Commanding Valcartier Camp, Camp Headquarters. Typewritten copy; some annotation, 12 pp.

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

Printed Matter: Ephemera - Business Card - Lieut.-Col. J. Hilliard Rorke

A printed business card for Lieut-Col. J. Hilliard Rorke, Officer Commanding 248th O.S. Bn. C.E.F.

The 248th Battalion, which was authorized on 1 May 1917 as the '248th "Overseas" Battalion, CEF',33 embarked for Great Britain on 2 June 1917.34 Its personnel were absorbed by the '8th Reserve Battalion, CEF' on 21 June 1917 to provide reinforcements to the Canadian Corps in the field.35 The battalion was disbanded on 15 September 1917.36

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

Printed Matter: House of Commons Debates, January 22, 1917

Canada. House of Commons Debates for Monday, January 22, 1917. A notation on the cover of one copy of the publication says to refer to page 46, where there is a transcription of conversation between Sir Robert Borden and Sir Sam Hughes, re: SBS's fitness for 'command' in First World War.

Two copies of publication.

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

Standing Orders - Sewell Camp, 1913

Standing Orders for the Sewell Camp, 1913, Available to all Troops Encamped at Sewell, by Col. S.B. Steele Commanding M.D. No. 10. Printed by Headquarters, Military District No. 10, Winnipeg. Note: Orders are glued into Family Scrapbook #7.

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

Special Garrison Order

Special Garrison Order by Major-General S.B. Steele A Farewell before vacating the Command on the 1st of March 1918 (several copies)

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

2nd Canadian Division - Inspection Reports - 1915

2nd Canadian Division – Inspection Reports Inspection report instructions for inspection to be conducted September 2nd by His Majesty the King; includes an attached proposed programme of Inspection of Canadian Troops, in the Shorncliffe Command, as prepared by SBS. Typewritten

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

2nd Canadian Division - Inspection Reports - 1915

2nd Canadian Division – Inspection Reports Inspection report instructions for inspection to be conducted August 4th by the Right-Honourable Mr. Bonar Law, Secretary of State for the Colonies, accompanied by Major-General The Honourable Sam Hughes, Minister of Militia and Defence. Typewritten

Hughes, Sam, Sir, 1853-1921

2nd Canadian Division - Inspection Reports - 1914

2nd Canadian Division – Inspection Reports Itinerary for a Military District No. 10 Inspection tour by SBS. On an attached note, Harwood Steele notes that the tour was proposed by Major H.D. B. Ketchen of Steele’s staff, whose handwriting appears on it, and H.S. also provides an update on Ketchen’s military career. One sheet. Typewritten with handwritten annotation

Steele, Harwood

Personal Notes - Work and Recommendations while in England as G.O.C. Shorncliffe Command

Typewritten report entitled: "Notes by Major-General Sir Samuel Benfield Steele, K.C.M.G., C.M.V.O. on Some of the Work and Recommendations With Which he was Concerned While in England as G.O.C. Shorncliffe Command". Written, ca. after November 1916 when the Canadian Expeditionary Force was re-organized and R.E.W. Turner assumed the command that had been SBS's.

Steele, Harwood

Personal Reports - Canadian Command in First World War: Personal Narrative

General Steele’s Personal Reports: “Narrative In Regard to Major General S.B. Steele, C.B., M.V.O., Permanent Staff, Canadians, From Time of this General Officer’s Appointment to the Command of the 2nd Canadian Division to Present Date” A personal account written by SBS and detailing his role in the Canadian command in the First World War. Several copies of the report in file, many explanatory annotations provided by Harwood Steele (1968). Typewritten.

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

Personal Reports - Extensive Action

General Steele’s Personal Reports: “Notes Showing Extensive Action Taken by Major-General S.B. Steele, C.B., M.V.O., G.O.C. Troops Shorncliffe, to Secure Efficiency in all Respects of the C.E.F. in England” Topics discussed in report include: Reinforcements from Canada; Training of Canadian Troops in England, and Reinforcements to France, Training in Canada, Canadian Military School, Casualties, Discipline, and General Supervision. An addendum to two of the reports were Steele’s recommendations in regard to the re-organization of the Canadian Expeditionary Force, and further notes related to his concerns while serving as G.O.C. Shorncliffe Command. Several copies of the report in file, many explanatory annotations provided by Harwood Steele (1968). Typewritten.

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

Annual Confidential Reports

Annual Confidential Reports Reports for Major W.B. Lindsay and Lieutenant J.W. Lawson of the Royal Canadian Engineers, and for Lieutenant Gordon B. Howard and Major Arthur B. Carey sent to SBS in his capacity as the District Officer Commanding, M.D. No. 10, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Typewritten

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

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