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Sir A. Conan Doyle as Candidate

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Sir A. Conan Doyle as Candidate is an article published in The Times and The New-York Times on 19 december 1916.



Editions

  • in The Times (19 december 1916 [UK]) as Sir A. Conan Doyle as Candidate
  • in The New-York Times (16 december 1916 [US]) as Doyle to Seek Parliament


Sir A. Conan Doyle as Candidate (The Times)

The Times (19 december 1916)

Sir A. Conan Doyle has been approached by the Unionists of Edinburgh and St. Andrews Universities with a view to his nomination for the Parliamentary vacancy created by the elevation of Sir Robert Finlay to the peerage.

He has replied expressing his willingness that his name should go forward.





Doyle to Seek Parliament (The New-York Times)

The New-York Times (19 december 1916)

Will Stand as Unionist Candidate from Scottish Universities

Special Cable to The New York Times

London, Dec. 18 — Sir A. Conan Doyle will probably stand for Parliament as the Unionist candidate for Edinburgh and St. Andrews Universities in succession to Sir Robert Finlay, now Lord Chancellor.








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