Dear Mr. Holmes,
It has recently occurred to me that you have yet to take a tour of my new residence. Therefore, I would like to invite you for a proper introduction on the 12th of this month, at seven-thirty in the evening, if you are not otherwise engaged. I require your unchallenged intellect for an accurate assessment of the purchase.
Dr. John Watson, Nov. 8th
It would be my most sincere and rapturous pleasure to thoroughly evaluate your holdings. You may expect me at the date and time offered, eager to apply my unique service to your ample estate.
Sherlock Holmes, Nov. 9th
Holmes sat in the jostling carriage with his elbow on the window and his chin on his palm, heavily contemplating the event to come. He may have responded to Watson's telegram with subverted facetiousness, but in actuality his current gamut of emotions had scarce room for humor of any sort. Of all the tactics