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The Leeds Mercury

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The Leeds Mercury (6 september 1879)

The Leeds Mercury was a weekly then daily British newspaper published in Leeds (West Yorkshire) published from 1718 to 1923, then acquired by the Yorkshire Conservative Newspaper Company Limited (Yorkshire Post), but it continued to be published as a separate title until 26 november 1939, after which a combined paper was published as the Yorkshire Post with the Mercury name kept as a subtitle for some years.

In 1879 and 1892, the newspaper published 1 short story and 1 letter written by Arthur Conan Doyle.



By Conan Doyle in The Leeds Mercury

1879

1892


In the Sherlock Holmes stories

  • In The Hound of the Baskervilles (1901) : Holmes confessed that once when he was very young he confused the Leeds Mercury with the Western Morning News, speaking about recognizing newspaper article types. (642)


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