Notes from the Dispatch-Box of John H. Watson MD

Another discovery from the vaults of Cox and Co the old London bank which had forwarded the Deed Box of John H Watson to the author last year The Dispatch Box contains all manner of illuminating documents about Messrs Holmes and Watson Of particular interest are what the author refers to as The Affair of the Vatican Cameos, the Reigate Poisoning Case, and a document aAnother discovery from the vaults of Cox and Co the old London bank which had forwarded the Deed Box of John H Watson to the author last year The Dispatch Box contains all manner of illuminating documents about Messrs Holmes and Watson Of particular interest are what the author refers to as The Affair of the Vatican Cameos, the Reigate Poisoning Case, and a document apparently written by the man Holmes himself called the fourth smartest man in London , John Clay Grateful acknowledgement to Conan Doyle Estate Ltd for permission to use the Sherlock Holmes characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
Notes from the Dispatch Box of John H Watson MD Another discovery from the vaults of Cox and Co the old London bank which had forwarded the Deed Box of John H Watson to the author last year The Dispatch Box contains all manner of illuminating docum

  • Title: Notes from the Dispatch-Box of John H. Watson MD
  • Author: Hugh Ashton
  • ISBN: B00AXH30PW
  • Page: 427
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “Notes from the Dispatch-Box of John H. Watson MD”

    1. What a wonderful book this is! The idea of rediscovering lost manuscripts, squired-away notes, dug-up diaries or even deed boxes hidden in a London bank vault is hardly new, and has been used many times before to produce novels and short stories, with varying levels of success, but I don't think I've seen it done so well before. This book contains three stories -- "The Affair of the Vatican Cameos," "The Reigate Poisoning Case," and "The History of John Augustus Edward Clay as Told by Himself."T [...]

    2. This was one of my favorites in the Sherlock Holmes series by Hugh Ashton. It contains three short stories. All three relate to untold cases mentioned by Conan Doyle. The first The Affair of the Vatican Cameos involves the theft of some valuable objects on loan to the British Museum from the Vatican. It could prove damaging to the state if not recovered quickly. The second is The Reigate Poisoning Case where a woman comes to Holmes to report the death of her step-daughter in what seems to be a c [...]

    3. Notes from the Dispatch-Box of John H Watson by Hugh Ashton“The Affair of the Vatican Cameos” This story was mentioned in passing by Watson in HOUN.Avery Pillstone of the British Museum comes to Baker Street. He has been employed by the Museum for thirty years; holding the position of Visiting Curator for the past five.The Vatican Cameos, on loan to the museum, have all been replaced by forgeries. There are thirteen cameos, depicting Christ and the Twelve Apostles. The originals were there w [...]

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