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]