Swallows at my dining room window.
There was some heavy rain last night + the roads were very wet. It was remarkably warm + altogether delightful up till about 5 when he wind, which had been at first S, went round to S.W. blew very hard for a little + finished with rain + a much cooler air. Saw D. Murray1 before breakfast + cycled to Sunderland Hall stables. Went to morning service + then walked to Elmrow + Dunsdale. Boylan called + had lunch2. He estimates that Dav [Dr David Graham, co-partner] should have a bonus of about £149. Saw Murray with Dav. at 5. Supped at Wellwood3. Jack Harrison + his wife there. Dora [Muir] morbidly quiet + reserved. Pringle Pattison called about the site for [the] war memorial + declined to give it on his ground4.
1 David Scott Murray (d.1919), newspaper correspondent
2 John Dun Boylan (1850-1924) civil engineer, friend of Dr Muir, resided Shawmount, Selkirk
3 Home of John Roberts junior and Agnes Amelia ‘Nancy’ Roberts née Muir, Dr Muir’s daughter, and their children
4 Assume Andrew Seth later known as Andrew Seth Pringle-Pattison (1856-1931), Scottish philosopher
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]