29 November 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Kept the house all day as my cold was worse. Sat mostly in the Smoke room. There were several messages that David [Graham] did, including one to Lady Napier which however I managed to defer till tomorrow. Little Tommy Beattie was removed to the House + we operated on him at 7.30. On leaving the house I had to see Maggie Little + found [?] her very low. Didn’t get dinner till 9 o’clock.

1 Margaret Little, milliner, single (retired), died 30 November 1919, aged 76, at 18 Ettrick Terrace, Selkirk, death certified by “John S Muir M.B. etc”; she was the daughter of James Little, cabinetmaker, and Jane Little née Kennedy

[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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