Letter to Lord Midleton (11 june 1902)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

This letter was written by Arthur Conan Doyle on 11 june 1902, from Undershaw, Hindhead, Haslemere, to Lord Midleton (1856-1942) probably relating to his appointment as Deputy Lieutenant of Surrey.


Dear Lord Middleton [1]

I thank you very much for your most kind and flattering suggestion. I need not say that I should be most proud to receive such an honour.

I own sufficient freehold land to comply with the condition mentioned.

With all thanks
Yours faithfully
A Conan Doyle.

  1. The correct name should be "Lord Midleton" (with only one "d").

  • Acknowledgements: Brian Pugh.