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Letter to Oliver McEwan

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

This letter written by Arthur Conan Doyle on 2 february 1894 was sent from Kurhaus, Davos, Switzerland, to Oliver McEwan, the editor of The Young Phonographer and author of The Schooldays of Sherlock Holmes renamed The Schooldays of Sherlock because of Conan Doyle complaint.



I have instructed my solicitor to proceed against you on the appearance of your so-called Sherlock Holmes stories.

Yours faithfully,


Kurhaus, Davos