A wretched day of rain + east wind. Snow nearly gone. Cape very ill: delirious. Saw him 4 times. William Colledge had a very sudden acute appendicitis + D [Dr David Graham] operated on him at 4.30. I motored in town + to Mathewson, Faldonside.
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]