Very heavy rain in the early morning + violent blasts all day from W to N.W. [wind] with bright chinks between. Frank [Muir] left this morning for Edinburgh by the 10.40. Helen [Muir] + Harding saw him off. I saw Lady Napier cycling + walked to Mavisbank, O.B.R. [Old Bridge Road], West Port + Tower Street. Then motored to Briarbank + Prieston. Did some ledger work in afternoon + was called out to Jan. Scott, Chapel Street. David [Graham] was called to Thirlestane in the evening to see Lord N.1 + I had to go down to see Johnny Laidlaw.
1 Francis Edward Basil Napier (1876-1941), 12th Lord Napier and 3rd Lord Ettrick – see Dr Muir’s diary for 25 September 1919
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]