24 August 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Very pleasant day with just the right temperature: no more rain. Wind slight N.W. to N.E. Operations on Robert Ewart (lachrymal abscess) at Mauldsheugh, on boy Dagg (tonsils + adenoids) at Smedheugh + baby Girdwood (circum[cision]) at Castle Street. Dav. [Dr David Graham, co-partner] drove me in the little Singer Coupé! Walked out to Buxton after + lingered [?] a little on the hill. Addressed some County accounts + made out list. Went to evening service + supped at Wellwood + at 8.30 got message to Mrs Wood, Cacrabank with Epistoris. Jack [Roberts] kindly drove me up + Barb + Jock went. Called at Tushielaw + saw Grieve + [illegible]. Grieve gave me [illegible]. Got back at 11.

[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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