The Hound of the Baskervilles Questions and Answers
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

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What happens to make Watson even more suspicious of Barrymore? What does he see when he follows him?

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I believe you are referring to a part of The Hound of the Baskervilles where Dr. Watson has been sent to keep an eye on Baskerville Hall, with regular reports sent by letter to his partner Mr. Holmes. Watson has already grown suspicious of Barrymore for two reasons: First, the fact that while Mr. Barrymore and his wife would not inherit any substantial money from the death of Mr. Henry Baskerville, they would inherit a little and serve as de facto  owners of Baskerville Hall. The couple are already maid and butler of the house, rather high-ranking in the...

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