Item 03: Walter Bruce Rainsford diary, 1 January 1916-31 December 1916 - Page 20

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silver , no doubt owing to the fact that the natives must be hoarding it up in the large sums they are getting from the Troops. Indian rupees (worth ¼ English [indecipherable] & P.T. 6½ Egypt) have now been brought into circulation throughout Egypt.
13th March 1916, Mond.
On Saturday morning I had a look over the Medical School at the Civil Hospital, Kasr-el-Aini – including the dissecting room, museum & other places of interest.
In the afternoon went to Pont Liman[?] station & caught train to Mataria where had a look at Virgins tree & well, obelisk marking the site of ancient Heliopolis, French Catholic church & ostrich farm.
On Sunday morning I attended

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