The fonds consists of 48 letters written to his family in England, which record Hills' impressions and experiences as he moved west through Canada. Records related to the following subjects are also in this fonds. See inventory for details: John J. Barter, Carlton (Sask.), chinooks, Cree, Oswald A. Critchley, Fish Creek (Alta.), F.L. Foster, F.W. Godsal, George Lane, John Lineham, Little Bow Cattle Co., Mount Head Ranch, North-West Mounted Police (NWMP), Northwest Cattle Co., Quorn Ranch, 1885 Riel Rebellion (North West Rebellion), St. George's Ranch, Sheep Creek Ranch, Walter Skrine, snowshoes, Frederick S. Stimson, John Ware and Edwin John Winterbottom.