Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
Mostly stories begin at Baker Street, the office of Sherlock Holmes.
Sherlock Holmes, the famous detective, his friend, Doctor Watson and Mr Trevelyan, the catalepsy-doctor*.
One day in October, Mr Trevelyan visites Mr Holmes. He tells that his housemate, mr Blessington, is killed. He paid the rent of the house in exchange for three-quarters of the money that Trevelyan earned. If Blessinton wouldn’t do that, it Travelyan had to work very long before he could have such a good house. One day Trevelyan finds Blessington hanged. In the first place they think that Blessington has hanged himself. He was always scared, because he has much money in a black box in his room. He thinks it might be stolen. He doesn’t want to bring it to a bank, because he doesn’t
* catalepsie is een soort spierverstijving ziekte.