The Case of Oscar Slater (letter 2 september 1912)
From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia
The Case of Oscar Slater
From Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
To the Editor The Daily Mail.
Sir, — Since the publication of my brochure on the Oscar Slater case ten days ago I have received numerous letters from correspondents all over the country urging me to use any influence I have in getting the authorities to reconsider the trial.
I trust, therefore, that by pointing out to the British public the possibility and probability of a miscarriage of justice having been perpetrated by the conviction of the man Slater for the murder of Miss Gilchrist I have awakened a more general interest in the case, and, if the British public agree with my views, it is for them to see that the case is reopened.
A. Conan Doyle.
Windlesham, Crowborough, Sussex.