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World: Asia: India

Large British possession of southern Asia, pop. 294,361,056 [1901]. [JT]

VALL: Holmes: "Here is page 534, column two, a substantial block of print dealing, I perceive, with the trade and resources of British India."

FIVE: Elias Openshaw received a distressing letter from India, with a Pondicherry postmark.

SPEC: Holmes:"It is a swamp adder! The deadliest snake in India."
EMPT: Col. Sebastian Moran was once of Her Majesty's Indian Army, and the best heavy-game shot in the Eastern Empire.
CROO: Henry Wood gave his landlady an Indian rupee for rent.

STUD: Watson's regiment, the Fifth Northumberland Fusiliers, was stationed in India, and "before I could join it, the second Afghan war had broken out."

BRUC: Holmes: "We will suppose that a minister needs information as to a point which involves the Navy, India, Canada and the bimetallic question; he could get his separate advices from various departments upon each, but only Mycroft can focus them all, and say offhand how each factor would affect the other."

GREE: Sherlock and Mycroft deduce that the man who stopped outside their window was a recently discharged soldier who served in India.

SECO: Lucas was stabbed with a curved, Indian dagger, plucked down from a trophy of Oriental arms which adorned one of the walls in his house.

3STU: Young Daulat Ras was a student from India.
Last Modified: Jan. 9, 1999