Letter to Herbert Greenough Smith (17 april 1902)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

This letter was written by Arthur Conan Doyle on 17 april 1902 from the R.M.S. Austral steamboat, to Herbert Greenough Smith the editor of The Strand Magazine.


Ap. 17

My dear Smith

There is an official Irish Directory (Tohm's is the name, I think) which contains all priests [1] and all County Councillors [2]. Do you think we might do both. They don't run to very many. It is the one card that we have not played.

Good voyage so far.


A C D.

8000 x 11/2 = 12000 d

= £ 50

  1. "5000" added above the word "priests".
  2. "3000" added above the word "Councillors".