Oct 3, 2018
"My correspondence certainly has
the charm of variety," said Sherlock Holmes in "The Noble
Bachelor." He could have been easily referring to the medium as
well as the message.
For Holmes was an inveterate sender and receiver of telegrams. What was the messaging industry like in those days? And why did Holmes have Watson read his correspondence to him from time to time? That's what we explore in this episode of Trifles.