Moses Mendelssohn, his Life and Writings

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

On tuesday 2 march 1886, Arthur Conan Doyle attended the lecture "Moses Mendelssohn, his Life and Writings" by Rev. W. Stern at the Portsmouth Literary and Scientific Society (PLSS) meeting held at the Penny-street Lecture Hall (Portsmouth).


  • President/Chairman
    • Rev. H. Maxwell Egan Desmond, M.A., F.R.G.S.
  • Speakers
    • Rev. W. Stern, Ph.D.
  • Attendees
    • Captain Jackson, R.N.
    • Rev. Dr. W. Stern
    • Rev. A. Halliday, M.A.
    • Rev. T. Timmins
    • Dr A Conan Doyle
    • Dr Bernard J Guillemard
    • Dr C. C. Claremont
    • Mr. J. Hay
    • Mr. H. Percy Boulnois
    • Mr. W. H. Kirton
    • Mr. S. Pittis
    • Mr. J. M. Ollis, R.N.
    • Mr. W. Inglis, R.N.
    • Mr. W. E. Welch
    • Mr. J. A. Wilson, R.N.
    • Mr. C. Foran
    • Mr. Kelly
    • Mr. Bird
    • Mr. J. Moses
    • Mr. J. Friedeberg
    • Mr. G. F. Bell
    • Dr. J. Ward Cousins, Hon. Sec.
    • and a large number of ladies

Conan Doyle contribution

Dr Conan Doyle supported the award of thanks to Dr Stern.

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