The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Study Guide Section 10, The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor Summary & Analysis

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This story begins a few weeks before Watson's marriage, when he was still living with Sherlock. Holmes receives an elaborate looking letter from the Lord St. Simon. The letter says that St. Simon has heard about Holmes and that he wishes Sherlock to look into the matter of his vanished wife. The lord has only recently been married, but on the day of his marriage, his wife disappeared. Inspector Lestrade is working on the case but, predictably, he has found nothing. Holmes asks Watson to read him the relevant sections about the marriage from the paper so he can get acquainted with the background material before the lord arrives. St. Simon tells Holmes much of what he has read.

The lord, in his forties, was married to Hatty Doran the American daughter of a rich...

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