Dull sunless day: a little frost in morning but soft after. Roads good in places but sticky in others. Cycled to Ettrickvale Mill, , Yair, Hospital, Goslaw Green + after tea went round with communion cards + voting papers (cups) [?]. Lady Belhaven1 sent me a present of 4 bottles port + 2 of Whiskey [sic]. Helen paid the books + accounts. Minnie Brown2 came down at 8 + ‘phoned Mrs Scott Plummer3 about the meeting of Red Cross Commttee.
Geo Roberts + Co4 have given £1000 for the War Memorial.
1 The Hon. Georgina Hamilton née Watson (1856-1940), Lady Belhaven and Stenton
2 Minnie Mackay Brown (1874-1966), teacher and V.A.D. nurse who served in Egypt and France 1916-1919
3 Muriel Grace Scott Plummer née Johnstone-Douglas (1874-1961), of Sunderland Hall
4 George Roberts and Co. (about 1840-1973), woollen manufacturer, Selkirk
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]