The Hound of the Baskervilles by Arthur Conan Doyle – Book Excerpts

The Curse of the Baskervilles “I have in my pocket a manuscript,” said Dr. James Mortimer. “I observed it as you entered the room,” said Holmes. “It is an old manuscript.” “Early eighteenth century, unless it is a forgery.” “How can you say that, sir?” “You have presented an inch or two of it to my examinationย all the time that you have been talking. It would be a poor expertย who could not give the date of a document within a decadeย or so. You may possibly have read my little monographย upon the subject. I put that at 1730.” “The exact date […]

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