Sir A. Conan Doyle as Candidate
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
- 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)
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)
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.