Jezail bullet which injured Dr Watson

Which shattered the bone and grazed the subclavian artery. (Source of much discussion as Dr Watson's injury seemed to gravitate to his leg as time passed.)
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Inspector Lestrade

There was one little sallow, rat-faced, dark-eyed fellow.

"A well-known detective. He got himself into a fog recently over a forgery case, and that was what brought him here.” (
Sherlock Holmes)

Lestrade) lean and ferret-like as ever, was standing by the doorway, and greeted my companion and myself.

Inspector Lestrade

“I have been down to see friend Lestrade at the Yard. There may be an occasional want of imaginative intuition down there, but they lead the world for thoroughness and method.” (Sherlock Holmes)

Inspector Lestrade

Thin and austere.

Inspector Lestrade

It was no very unusual thing for Mr. Lestrade, of Scotland Yard, to look in upon us of an evening, and his visits were welcome to Sherlock Holmes, for they enabled him to keep in touch with all that was going on at the police headquarters.

Inspector Martin of the Norfolk Constabulary

A dapper little man, with a quick, alert manner and a waxed moustache.

Inspector Lestrade

“The conduct of the criminal investigation has been left in the experienced hands of Inspector Lestrade, of Scotland Yard, who is following up the clues with his accustomed energy and sagacity.”

Inspector Lestrade

Lestrade, as wiry, as dapper, and as ferret-like as ever, was waiting for us at the station. Read More...

Duke of Balmoral

Lord Backwater

Noble Bachelor

Another of the ‘Adventures’.

Jezail bullet

Here Dr Watson states:
“The Jezail bullet which I had brought back in one of my limbs as a relic of my Afghan campaign throbbed with dull persistence.”
Does this refer to an arm or a leg?
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Sherlock Holmes - Deductions

“It is dated from Grosvenor Mansions, written with a quill pen, and the noble lord has had the misfortune to get a smear of ink upon the outer side of his right little finger,” remarked Holmes as he folded up the epistle.

Sherlock Holmes - Character Illustrations

“I assure you, Watson, without affectation, that the status of my client is a matter of less moment to me than the interest of his case.” Read More...

Sherlock Holmes - Sayings

“This looks like one of those unwelcome social summonses which call upon a man either to be bored or to lie.”

Hotel bill

Hotel bill on the reverse of which Francis Hay Moulton had written the note to Hattie Doran.
  • Oct. 4th, rooms 8s., breakfast 2s. 6d., cocktail 1s., lunch 2s. 6d., glass sherry, 8d.

Pockets and card-cases

“In the dress is a pocket. In the pocket is a card-case. In the card-case is a note. And here is the very note.”
He slapped it down upon the table in front of him.

Weddding dresses and veils

He (Lestrade) opened his bag as he spoke, and tumbled onto the floor a wedding-dress of watered silk, a pair of white satin shoes and a bride’s wreath and veil, all discoloured and soaked in water.
“There,” said he, putting a new wedding-ring upon the top of the pile.

Note to Hattie Doran

Note from Francis Hay Moulton to Hatty Doran.
“You will see me when all is ready. Come at once.
“F. H. M.”

Letter from Lord St. Simon

Letter from Lord St. Simon
“Lord Backwater tells me that I may place implicit reliance upon your judgment and discretion. I have determined, therefore, to call upon you and to consult you in reference to the very painful event which has occurred in connection with my wedding. Mr. Lestrade, of Scotland Yard, is acting already in the matter, but he assures me that he sees no objection to your cooperation, and that he even thinks that it might be of some assistance. I will call at four o’clock in the afternoon, and, should you have any other engagement at that time, I hope that you will postpone it, as this matter is of paramount importance.
“Yours faithfully,

Case in Munich

A similar case in Munich the year after the Franco-Prussian war.

Instance in Aberdeen

“A parallel instance in Aberdeen some years back.”

King of Scandinavia

Holmes acted on the King’s behalf in a case.

“I (Lord St. Simon) presume that they were hardly from the same class of society.”
“No, I am descending.” (Holmes)
“I beg pardon.”
“My last client of the sort was a king.”
“Oh, really! I had no idea. And which king?”
“The King of Scandinavia.”

Grosvenor Square furniture Van

Northumberland Avenue, London

Francis Hay Moulton had been staying at one of the select hotels on Northumberland Avenue.
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226 Gordon Square, London

226 Gordon Square where Francis Hay Moulton had taken lodgings
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McQuires Camp near the Rockies

Francis Hay Moulton and Hattie Doran met here where her father was working a claim.

Tralfalgar Square fountain, London

Holmes suggested Lestrade might as well drag this fountain in search of Hattie Doran as to have dragged the Serpentine.
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The Serpentine, Hyde Park, London

The Serpentine where Hattie Doran's wedding clothes were found. The Serpentine is a lake in Hyde Park.
It would seem that Francis Hay Moulton was not very clever in hiding them.
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Allegro Theatre, London

Flora Millar was a danseuse here.

Hyde Park, London

Mr Doran’s house in Lancaster Gate faced the park and Francis Hay Moulton signalled to Hattie Doran to join him there.
Flora Millar also accosted Hatty Doran in the Park.
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Lancaster Gate, London

Mr Aloysius Doran rented a house here.
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St. George's, Hanover Square, London

The marriage of Lord Robert St. Simon and Hattie Doran took place here.
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Lord Robert St. Simon’s small estate.

Grosvenor Mansions, London

London home of Lord Robert St. Simon.
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Francis Hay Moulton

Francis Hay Moulton. Husband of Hattie Doran.
He was a small, wiry, sunburnt man, clean-shaven, with a sharp face and alert manner.

Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard

Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard.

Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard

Inspector Lestrade of Scotland Yard.


Confidential Maid of Hattie Doran.

Flora Millar

Flora Millar former mistress of Lord Robert St. Simon Read More...

Wedding Guests

Wedding Guests:
Duchess of Balmoral. Mother of the Bridgegroom;
Lord Backwater - Friend of the Bridegroom;
Lord Eustace and Lady Clara St. Simon (younger brother and sister of the Bridegroom;
Lady Alicia Whittington;
Mr Aloysuis Doran - Father of the Bride.

Aloysius Doran

Aloysius Doran of San Francisco father of Hatty Doran. Said to be the richest man on the Pacific slope.

Duke of Balmoral

Father of Lord Robert St. Simon.

Hattie Doran

Hatty Doran only daughter of Aloysius Doran, San Francisco. Read More...

Lord Robert St. Simon

Lord Robert Walsingham de Vere St. Simon second son of the Duke of Balmoral. Read More...

221b Baker Street, London

Home of Sherlock Holmes and at times Dr John Watson.
They (the rooms) consisted of a couple of comfortable bedrooms and a single large airy sitting-room, cheerfully furnished, and illuminated by two broad windows.
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Inspector Lestrade

A lean, ferret-like man, furtive and sly-looking....

Sherlock Holmes

“Well, I have a trade of my own. I suppose I am the only one in the world. I’m a consulting detective, if you can understand what that is. Here in London we have lots of government detectives and lots of private ones. When these fellows are at fault, they come to me, and I manage to put them on the right scent." (Sherlock Holmes) (Study in Scarlet)
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