Sunday, 22 November 2009

Sunday November 18, 1894

A gentleman named Mr Holmes fell down in a fit just outside the Observatory at 10 [o]’clock. He was carried into the Chief Assistant’s room, and attended to by his wife & sister. As the Astronomer Royal was away, Mr Dyson obtained what help he could from the Astronomer Royal’s house. Mr Johns was sent for Dr _______who stayed with the man till be could be moved at 3 o’clock.

Frank Dyson, Chief Assistant

1 comment:

  1. from a Study in Scarlet:
    "Sherlock Holmes his limits... knowledge of astronomy -- nil"