"No; he follows by a later train."
"Has Mrs. Ellmother mentioned the address?"
"There it is, in her own handwriting."
Alban read the address:--"Mrs. Delvin, The Clink, Belford, Northumberland."
"Turn to the back of that bit of paper," the doctor said. "Mrs. Ellmother has written something on it."
She had written these words: "No discoveries made by Mr. Mirabel, up to this time. Sir Jervis Redwood is dead. The Rooks are believed to be in Scotland; and Miss Emily, if need be, is to help the parson to find them. No news of Miss Jethro."
"Now you have got your information," Doctor Allday resumed, "let me have a look at you. You're not in a rage: that's a good sign to begin with."
"I am not the less determined," Alban answered.