The Sherlock Holmes Atlas
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in southern Africa (Cape of Good Hope, Natal,
Bechuanaland, Rhodesia). The discovery of gold in 1885 in the southern
Transvaal strained relations between the Boers and the British, resulting
in the outbreak of the Boer War in 1899.
VALL: John and Ivy Douglas travelled on the Palmyra to South Africa, a three week journey.
SOLI: Mr. Carruthers and Mr. Woodley had come from South Africa to London on a visit.
HOUN: Sir Charles Baskerville made large sums of money in South African speculation.
3STU: At the conclusion of the adventure, Gilchrist says he is going to South Africa at once, to accept a commision in the Rhodesian Police.
DANC: Holmes deduces that Watson does not propose to invest in South African securities.
ILLU: Baron Gruner's residence in Kingston was built by a South African gold king in the days of the great boom.
Last Modified: Jan. 18, 1999