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Steele, Samuel B. (Samuel Benfield), 1848-1919 Indians of North America--Canada
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General Correspondence - 1910

General Correspondence – Personal letters and a Havergal College report for Flora Steele sent to Sam; includes a long letter sent to Mrs. Macleod from SBS providing information about Colonel Macleod’s involvement with the Blackfoot Treaty negotiations of 1877. Handwritten; Typewritten.

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

NWMP Correspondence - Incoming, 1894, 1895

Letters from United States Indian Department agents discussing topics of concerns to both sides of the border, and a letter dated October 23rd, 1894 to SBS from the Office of the Commissioner, NWMP and marked private. The letter details the need for ensuring the force does not grow too large, and economic restraints are recognized. The letter is signed by [J.H. McIlree].

McIlree, John Henry

Letter - Charcoal Indian murder case

Handwritten letter sent from SBS in Fort Macleod to "My dear Galbraith", discussing the Charcoal Blood Indian murder case; 19 October 1896; 3 pp.

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

NWMP Report, 1896

Report of the Kootenay district with mention of Charcoal (Blood Indian) wanted for murder.

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

Military Correspondence - Incoming

Correspondence sent to SBS in his capacity as Major-General, Commanding the 2nd Canadian Division, Shorncliffe Command; memos concerning enlistment information and an itinerary/program for Princess Louise’s tour of training facilities; a letter requesting information be sent to a parent of an ill soldier, a sheet concerning Indians from the File Hills Indian Agency, Balcarres, Saskatchewan who have contributed in some way to the war effort, and a letter received from [? Lodson], describing his command. Handwritten; typewritten

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