16 February 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Snowing heavily but calmly this morning. It cleared by 10 + the streets were very slushy. No frost but poor thaw. Gave Chlor[oform] for D [Dr David Graham] to operate on Agnes Thornton for appendicitis + Mitchell, Blacksmith for a scrotal abscess. Walked round by Dunsdale + Hospital &c. Went to evening service. Supped Wellwood. D [Dr David Graham] was at Barrie, Newarkburn + Goodfellow [?], Broadmeadows.

[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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