chapter  2
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The Murder at Troyte’s Hill.

‘Griffiths, of the Newcastle Constabulary, 1 has the case in hand,’ said Mr. Dyer. ‘Thosea Newcastle men are keen-witted, shrewd fellows, and very jealous of outside interference. They only sent to me under protest, as it were, because they wanted your sharp wits at work inside the house.’