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hypothesis that it was fear of someone or something which drove him from America.
As to what it was he feared, we can only deduce that by considering the formidable
letters which were received by himself and his successors. Did you remark the
postmarks of those letters?"
"The first was from Pondicherry, the second from Dundee, and the third New Balance M1300DG from
"From East London. What do you deduce from that?"
"They are all seaports. That the writer was on board of a ship."
"Excellent. We have already a clue. There can be no doubt that the probability--the
strong probability--is that the writer was on board of a ship. And now New Balance MO1320-C let us consider
another point. In the case of Pondicherry, seven weeks elapsed between the threat
and its fulfilment, in Dundee it was only some three or four days. Does that suggest
"A greater distance to travel."
"But the letter had also a greater distance to come."
"Then I do not see the point."
"There is at least a presumption that the vessel in which the man or men are is a
sailing-ship. It looks as if they always send their singular warning or token before
them when starting upon their mission. You see how quickly the deed followed the
sign when it came from Dundee. If they had come from Pondicherry in a steamer
they would have arrived almost as soon as their letter. But, as a matter of fact, seven
weeks elapsed. I think that those seven weeks represented the difference between
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the mail-boat which brought the letter and the sailing vessel which brought the
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