Wet till midday + fair after. Colder S.W. Saw a dozen town cases. Message to Amos1 + Short2, Crosslee which David did. I pottered at the books, chiefly trying to find out if Dav. had given me 3/- for Mrs Brown, Kirkwynd. Some accounts being paid. Letter from Jean [Muir]. She wants away + can’t get. Helen + Nancy called at Levenlea3 about the baby clothes. Got an Ayr paper pictures of Rennie4 + an account of the 70th anniversary of his ministry.
1 Perhaps Walter Amos, roadman, at Quave Burn Cottage, Chapelhope [Valuation Roll 1920]
2 Assume Walter Short, ploughman, at Crosslee [Valuation Roll 1920]
3 John Harrison junior, manufacturer, was Proprietor at Levenlea, Selkirk [Valuation Roll 1920]
4 The Reverend James Rennie (1826-1924), Church of Scotland minister and Dr Muir’s brother in law; widower of Catherine Stewart Muir
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]