Frost during night: a dull gradually becoming milder day. Calm S.W. Roads awful. D [Dr David Graham] went to Edin. I worked steadily from 9.45 till 7.45 with 3/4 h [three quarters of an hour] for tea. Agnes Purvis, Forest Road very ill with pneumonia 1: Malkie ? also. Made 22 town visits walking + motoring + also did Synton Mill, Shawpark, Old Broadmeadows + Yarrowford. At 7 had to go to Thornfield to see Charlie Roberts’ cook, Mrs Hook.
1 Agnes Park Purves (about 1903-1919), law clerk and typist, see entry for 2 March 1919
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]