Pretty sharp frost which continued all day though the ground got soft where the sun fell. Sky clear till afternoon when there was some cloud. Message to Boyd, Shaws which D [Dr David Graham] got yesterday. I motored to Mavisbank + Curror Street. Was called in to Guthrie’s [?] daughter Mrs Douglas at Bush Villa [?] to reduce her dislocated shoulder. They had sent for Hiddleston 1. Motored to Martin (F.C. Manse), Shaws + when turning up to Hawkshaw to see Annie2 got message to Crook Cottage to W Johnstone. Went up there + coming back was stopped to see James Anderson. Got home at 3.30 leaving the Ford at Mauldsheugh for D. to go to Yair + Fairnilee.
1 John Murray Hiddleston (1891-1954), medical practitioner
2 Ann Helen ‘Annie’ Little (1894-1968), of Hawkshaw, Kirkhope, Selkirkshire, Dr Muir’s servant for 6½ years until early 1918 when she left go to Moffat Hydro Military Hospital on V.A.D. work
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]