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Sunday, 22 February 2015 03:00

In Britain, historian and poet Walter Elliot in his attic discovered a previously unknown story about the detective Sherlock Holmes. It is noted that Conan Doyle was able to write this piece to help raise money for the reconstruction of the bridge of the Scottish city of Selkirk, which was destroyed by the flood. In that case, if the assumptions Elliott confirmed, this will be the first previously unknown story of Conan Doyle, which was released in 80 years.
In the UK, was discovered a previously unknown story about the famous detective Sherlock Holmes, which its author Arthur Conan Doyle could write, to help restore urban bridge in the Scottish town of Selkirk, writes The Telegraph.

 The bridge was washed away by the floods in 1902. Local residents decided to collect money for the restoration of the building. To do this, everyone wrote one literary work. So get a 48-page compilation, which was published and sold at the beginning of the twentieth century. As a result, the collected money was enough to build a new bridge. It is noteworthy that in the book and the story came from a 1300 words, who is credited with Arthur Conan Doyle. Events, which are described in the product allegedly occurred with sznamenitym detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson is just on the way to Selkirk.

Book found 80-year-old historian and poet Walter Elliot. Collection of more than 50 years ago, he gave a friend. Since the books are stored in the attic, but when Elliott opened it and came across a story that literally amazed his find.

"I do not know whether to publish this story ever. I thought he was never caught, "- said Walter Elliot. However, the work of the detective in the collection has not been signed. Thus, the name of its author is a puzzle. However, the fact that the story was written by the famous author of detectives, confirmed by the fact that on the last page of the book actually says about the participation of the famous writer in charitable events on the Rights of the guest of honor.

In that case, if the assumptions Elliott confirmed, this will be the first previously unknown story of Conan Doyle, which was released in 80 years. The current owner of the story is going to present it at the exhibition at the community center of the Scottish town of Selkirk.


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