Poligny was written in black ink and exactly similar to that in our possession, except that, at the end, it contained a paragraph in red ink
and in a queer, labored handwriting, as though it had been produced by dipping the heads of matches into the ink, the writing of a child that has never got beyond the down-strokes and has not learned to join its letters.
The red ink on it actually was not dry, and the message ran, "If you have been to see her today, I shall kill you.
But in the middle of them all, exactly where the paper with the red ink had lain, there lay something that looked like red ink spilt out of its bottle.
There were several additions of a later date, but above all, three crosses of red ink
--two on the north part of the island, one in the southwest--and beside this last, in the same red ink
, and in a small, neat hand, very different from the captain's tottery characters, these words: "Bulk of treasure here.
Tell the man the formula for powder is in grey envelope in first drawer to the left of Secretary's desk, War Office, in red ink.
It says the grey envelope contains a long document written in red ink.
At one point is a small cross done in red ink
, and above it is '3.
Against this there were double lines drawn in red ink
, and the following note was appended to them--
Well, I just took his letter and wrote in all the words, spelled right, above the wrong ones, in red ink
, just as Mr.
This paper the boy proceeded to unfold, taking care not to spill the pills, and found several lines clearly written in red ink
Candy's wanderings appeared, copied in black ink; the intervals between the phrases being filled up by Ezra Jennings in red ink
I took up the envelope and saw scrawled in red ink
upon the inner flap, just above the gum, the letter K three times repeated.