Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 240

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Wednesday 12 September 1917

Daily Telegraph Aug. 23 an English Paper has a good article by Mazzly on the MOSAIC I mentioned we found at Shedal. I shall cut out & post but mention as so many letters are lost these days. The Cotton Crop is ripe again in Egypt & the Mills busy, a regulation is in force limiting the amount grown as the "Fellahin" would grow all cotton & so starve the country of cereals. Found letters from Dolly & Laura up to Aug. 21 – former was very sad at my not getting any leave, my cable had not then been received.

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