6 October 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Railway Strike settled yesterday.

Mild calm dull morning. Glass [barometer] high. After noon the wind shifted from S.W. to N.E. It became appreciably colder and there was some drizzling rain. At night it was clear + moonlight. Gave chlor[oform] while David curetted Mrs Hardie, Tower Street. Saw a few town cases + stuck at the books [accounts]. Made accounts out to end of [the letter] R. Lady Napier left the House [Mauldsheugh]. Helen [Muir] was at Faldonside for lunch. Baptie motored Norah [Graham] + Betty Graham  to Edinburgh.dull morning. Glass [barometer] high. After noon the wind shifted from S.W. to N.E. It became appreciably colder and there was some drizzling rain. At night it was clear + moonlight. Gave chlor[oform] while David curetted Mrs Hardie, Tower Street. Saw a few town cases + stuck at the books [accounts]. Made accounts out to end of [the letter] R. Lady Napier left the House [Mauldsheugh]. Helen [Muir] was at Faldonside for lunch. Baptie motored Norah [Graham] + Betty Graham to Edinburgh.

[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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rumblingclint

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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