Item 03: Frank Valentine Weir letter diary, 1 January-31 December 1917 - Page 322
Friday 14 December 1917
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Expect to get to Port Said tomorrow at noon, so busy packing – just heard a great argument about Miss ASQUITH moving to London & Lord HALDANE subscribing to German prisoners fund, while the nation asks for War Bonds.
The wife is worrying at the prospect of being alone in Cairo but she will be in luxury – at HELIOPOLIS HOUSE HOTEL, is her address.