The excerpt represents the core issue or deciding factor on which you must meditate, and is drawn from The Red Seal by Natalie Sumner Lincoln:|
valuable securities left at the bank. These securities had been
given by the treasurer of the bank to Jimmie Turnbull when he
presented a letter from Colonel McIntyre instructing the bank to
surrender the securities to Jimmie."
"Well?" questioned Ferguson. "Go on, sir."
"That letter was a forgery." Kent sat back and watched the
detective's rapidly changing expression. "And no trace has been
found of the Colonel's securities, last known to be in the
possession of Turnbull."
"Great heavens!" ejaculated Ferguson.
"Which was the forger - Turnbull or Rochester?"
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