Item 02: Charles Monaghan diary, 1917 - Page 268

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October Saturday 20 1917

Catch train for Newcastle at 9.50.a.m. Change there into "Flying Scotsman" in half hour. slipped out & saw a bit of Newcastle. Stephensons statue. Rocket. Tyne Bridge.
Via Berwick. (border) Tweed River. Dunbar. Bass Rock mouth of Firth of Forth.
Arrive Edinburgh 2 p.m. Fine day. Scotch laddie takes me in tow & conducts to Overseas Club. Warm welcome by ladies Mrs Jackson. Dinner & yarn. Tour round the City. Edinburgh Castle. Holyrood. Scott Memorial etc. Tea. Amusement. Bed noise.

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