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

Dull morning. Wind round to S.W. + glass very low. It had evidently rained all night but it kept fair all day till 7 p.m. when came on again. Cycled to Ashybank + Yair + then to Buxton. David [Graham, co-partner] went to Edinburgh yesterday from Skirling + left his Singer [Coupé] there returning by last train. Baptie motored him to Hangingshaw this morn[?] + then went to his [Baptie’s] mother’s funeral taking Bob Marshall with him. I made out some more accounts. Wrote Helen [Muir] + Tom Alexander who has asked me to take him for a few days.

[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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