Three Of Them
Fred M. White
First published in Pearson Magazine v 4, no 5, Dec. 1900. Sixth and last story in the collection
One of the Permanent Under-Secretaries at the Foreign Office is found murdered in his office late at night as he was drafting a document for dispatch. The case is shunted from Scotland Yard to Newton Moore by the Foreign Secretary with the orders to get the document back at all costs.