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The Case of Wilson the District Messenger

From The Arthur Conan Doyle Encyclopedia

Fictional case.


In the Sherlock Holmes stories

Untold Story

  • Sherlock Holmes mentioned the little case in which he had the good fortune to help Wilson the manager of the district messenger offices. (HOUN, 821)


He turned into one of the district messenger offices? where he was warmly greeted by the manager. 'Ah, Wilson, I see you have not forgotten the little case in which I had the good fortune to help you?' 'No, sir, indeed I have not. You saved my good name, and perhaps my life.' - Holmes to Wilson

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