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Bruce Peel Special Collections Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919 Steel's Scouts
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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

Letter from Trooper Edward Cole

A hand-written letter to Major General Strange from Trooper Edward Cole, re: payment for a horse used with the Steele's Scouts.

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

Loose Items from Diary 2008.1.1.2.2

Loose items removed from diary, including hand-written notes as well as a small photograph of a woman and inscribed on verso: "A souvenir of the trip of the Press Association to the N.W.T. [J.I.C.] Notes from officers who received medals for their services with Steele's Scouts.

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

Steele's Scouts Excerpted Report, 1885

Excerpted report, possibly for publication in a newspaper or periodical, of Steele's account of his experience with the Steele's Scouts in tracking Big Bear and his band. Report is titled: "Gallant Attack on Big Bear's Band by the Mounted Police". Type-written, 5 pp.

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

Published Report of the Department of Militia and Defence of the Dominion of Canada - Supression of the Rebellion, 1886

Published reports of the Department of Militia and Defence of the Dominion of Canada. Report Upon the Supression in the North-West Territories, and Matters in Connection Therewith, in 1885. Presented to Parliament. Ottawa, 1886.128 pp. and Report of Lieutenant-Colonel W.H. Jackson ... On Matters in Connection With the Supression of the Rebellion in the North-West Territories, in 1885. Presented to Parliament. Ottawa, 1887. 44 pp.

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