6 March 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Hoar frost + a sunny morning but it became [cloudy?] fresh + some rain. Wind W cold. I have a severe coryza1 with much coughing + sneezing. D [Dr David Graham] had to go to pension board at Newtown + came back by Synton Mill + Ashkirktown. I was in the town + finished by 2 o’clock making 13 visits.

1 Catarrhal inflammation of the mucous membrane in the nose, caused especially by a cold or by hay fever [Oxford Dictionaries]

[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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