The Bimetallic Question in the Valley of Fear

33 Sherlock Holmes Journal 156 (Summer 2018)

George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 19-05

4 Pages Posted: 27 Aug 2018 Last revised: 11 Feb 2019

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Ross E. Davies

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty; The Green Bag

Date Written: August 27, 2018

Abstract

The vicissitudes of post-Civil War currency policy are reflected in variations in the text of Arthur Conan Doyle's novel, "The Valley of Fear."

Keywords: bimetallism, gold, silver, coinage, crime of 1873, Grant, Congress, dollars, counterfeit, Sherlock, Mycroft

Suggested Citation

Davies, Ross E., The Bimetallic Question in the Valley of Fear (August 27, 2018). 33 Sherlock Holmes Journal 156 (Summer 2018); George Mason Legal Studies Research Paper No. LS 19-05. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3239432

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