With a high + rising glass [barometer] + S.W. wind it was cloudy all day but mild. The sun never came out at all. I saw Lady Napier + cycled to Philiphaugh + saw Mrs S + had a long crack with Sam1. Spent all the afternoon at the accounts + got as far as [the letter] G. There was a message to Scott, Sunderland Hall which David [Graham, co-partner] did after he had been to Lilliesleaf + Dryden. Nancy sent for me. She was up but feeling unusually drowsy.
From “Magic Cave” 2 [illegible] + heather honey
1 The Hon. Vere Mabel Strang Steel (1889-1964) and Samuel Strang Steel (1882-1961), 1st Baronet, J.P. and Lord-Lieutenant of Selkirk
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/22, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1919]