Letter to Mr Chapman (26 november 1890)

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

This letter was written by Arthur Conan Doyle on 26 november 1890 to Mr. Chapman about Conan Doyle leaving his Southsea practice for London.

On the rear of the letter was a bill for 5 shillings.

Letter (recto)

Bush Villa
Nov 26th /90

Dear Mr Chapman,

I am leaving Southsea to practise in London. My practise I am handing over to Dr Claremont of Petersleigh, Elm Grove, who has promised to give the utmost attention to my patients. I feel that I am leaving them in the safest of hands.

I have only one small item against you in my books, which I make a note of on the other side.

Wishing you every prosperity.

I remain

Yours very truly

A. Conan Doyle

P.T.O. [1]

Note (verso)

Mr Chapman Esq.

to A. Conan Doyle, MD.

To testing child's eyes.


Nov 26th /90

Received with thanks

A. Conan Doyle

  1. P.T.O. = Please Turn Over.

  • Source: Brian Pugh Collection.