The Red-Headed League


Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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Mr. Merryweather Character Analysis

Mr. Merryweather is the manager of the bank that John Clay and Archie have targeted, which is only a few meters away from Jabez Wilson’s house. He accompanies Sherlock Holmes, Dr. John Watson and Detective Jones in capturing the criminals, though Mr. Merryweather is largely useless and makes too much noise.
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Mr. Merryweather Character Timeline in The Red-Headed League

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...reconvene. They are joined by Detective Jones, the policeman assigned to the case, and Mr. Merryweather, the manager of the City and Suburban Bank. As the men make their way to... (full context)
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Merryweather leads the party to the cellar of the bank, which is filled with crates of... (full context)
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As Mr. Merryweather taps on the floor of the bank cellar to demonstrate to Holmes how thick the... (full context)