12 December 1919 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Weather the same.

Helen went1 to Edinburgh for Xmas shopping + met Jean whom she thought not looking well. She came back at 7.30 + went to a concert in the Union Hall. I had only a few town cases to see + gave Chlor[oform] for a case of curettage at the Home. Cycled round town. Saw Sheriff Smith about another meeting of Red X Comttee. Called for Called for Minnie Brown + took her the minute books &c + a letter to send to Headquarters. Also documents to circulate among the members. Got … “Impression & Recollection” as a Xmas present for Mrs Mackintosh. David at a tennis club ball at Hawick.

[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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