30 January 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

A touch of frost made the roads a little better but in the town the thaw continued. There was a pretty sharp east wind. Lots of accounts coming in. I saw a few town cases + walked out to Smedheugh to see the baby, taking Keltie [dog]. It was rather heavy walk going up. David did a message to the cook at Yarrow Manse who had cut her finger + another to see a maid at Carterhaugh. Helen went to David’s lecture.

[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]

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Archivist, interests include Dr John Stewart Muir 1845-1938) of Selkirk, general practitioner, and Seton Paul Gordon (1886–1977), naturalist, author and photographer

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