On February 20th… Return of the Beryl Coronet

February 20, 1886: Holmes returned the missing part of the beryl coronet to Alexander Holder. [BERY]

Illustration of a Coronet of a Prince or Princess

Coronet of a British Prince or Princess. Probably not the Coronet entrusted to Holder.

With a dazed face the banker made out the required cheque. Holmes walked over to his desk, took out a little triangular piece of gold with three gems in it, and threw it down upon the table. With a shriek of joy our client clutched it up. “You have it!” he gasped. “I am saved! I am saved!” The reaction of joy was as passionate as his grief had been, and he hugged his recovered gems to his bosom. [BERY]

Source
Information supplied by the volume A Day by Day Chronology by William S Dorn, BSI.


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