3 May 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Another day like yesterday: clear tonight. Sharp west wind + dust flying: a few drops of rain in evening. Saw Dav. Murray before breakfast + decided to keep him here: got nurse from Miss Graham who came at 4. Miss Adamson left at 6. Not much doing. Cycled to Mauldsheugh at David’s request to see a Miss Erskine who is a patient there. Also to Beechwood to see Miss Colville who is very mad. Came back by Heatherliebank, Glebe, Ashybank (where I called for James Linton + apologised for ? a paid account). Delivered communion cards. Jean left at 6. Nancy came to tea. Jean wants to be married here. Jack tried to get her to put off the marriage until Pike gets some permanent employment.

[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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