29 June 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Very cold for June + the same N.W. wind. It was a brilliant morning with unclouded sky but dull after + some heavy showers in evening almost like thunder plumps. I had a bad night with indigestion + felt rather seedy. Went down to Mauldsheugh 9.30 + gave Chlor[oform] for 6 cases viz. append[ix] (Peggy Rose), 2 adenoids: a hydrocele: tubercu… + [?]. Then David [Graham] motored Alice Smith + me to Sundhope + operated on Dorothy Barrie for appendicitis. We then went to Dryhope + I got back in time for evening service.

[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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