Letter refusing invitation because of doctor's orders (19 january 1928)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

This letter was dictated by Arthur Conan Doyle and written by his secretary Major Alfred H. Wood on 19 january 1928 mentioning that the doctor's orders forced him to take some rest.


19 Jan. 1928

Dear Sir,

Thank you for your letter and invitation to your meeting in April, but I regret that I shall not be able to manage it, as I am under Doctor's orders to do as little as possible for some time.

Yours very truly

Arthur Conan Doyle
A.H.W [1]

  1. A.H.W. = Alfred H. Wood who wrote the letter dictated by Arthur Conan Doyle.

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