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Letter to Mr Smith about Sherlock Holmes (23 august 1912)

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This letter was written by Arthur Conan Doyle on 23 august 1912 to Herbert Greenhough Smith, The Strand Magazine editor, about Sherlock Holmes suggestions he couldn't make anything of them.


august 23d 1912

My dear Smith

I got the Sherlock Holmes suggestion but not the other one. I fear I can't make anything of either of them. It's too delicate and getting too near to self advertisement. I'm glad to understand that the serial has not disappointed you. Home today.

Yours very sincerely,

A Conan Doyle.