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 – Personal letters, re: various matters; includes a letter from Michael [Phillippe] providing information about Kootenay, B.C., and a Havergal report card for Flora Steele. Handwritten.
General Correspondence – Personal letters, re: various matters; includes a memo about Steele not having water rights on his B.C. land, and a letter from J. Henderson requesting a contribution towards a church organ in memory of Steele’s uncle. Handwritten; Typewritten.
General Correspondence – Personal letters, incoming and outgoing, re: various matters; includes letters from Steele’s brother Jim; from R.J. Gwynne; [? Johnston], re: his extinguisher invention; and other letters from former militia colleagues; includes a letter of reference for R.L.T. Galbraith written by SBS. Handwritten; Typewritten.
Hand-written letter marked private from [...owski], providing information about the situation in Kootenay, and a handwritten letter from the citizens of Lethbridge wishing SBS and the "Officers and Non-Commissioned Oficers and Constables of 'D' Division N.W.M.P." all the best in their future as they depart from Lethbridge to quell troubles in the Kootenay district of British Columbia. The letter is signed by many citizens of Lethbridge. 3 pp., n.d.
Letters from Father Nicholas Coccola, Kootenay Mission and William O'Brien, Steele's Officer in Charge with the Simcoe Foresters, writing in response to Steele's request for letters of support, re: an appointment to Commissioner.
Type-written letter from Commissioner L.W. Herchmer informing Superintendent Steele that he is to lead a Division of Mounted Police to Kootenai (sic), British Columbia; detailed instructions are provided in this letter.
Petition sent to Steele at Kootenay from the residents of Windermere and neighbourhood in B.C., requesting a detachment of the force to protect them in the event of troubles with surrounding Indian population (original and photocopy).