13 February 1920 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Went over early to Yair. Dubs1 had a temp. of 102 + very yellow. Was rather late for a case of curetting at the Home. From there went to Backrow + Bowhill + some town cases. Went back to Yair at 6 + [word deleted] gave Dubs an enema with fair result. Temp. 100. Recited at a concert under the auspices of the P.O. in aid of Royal Infirmary. Good turn out. Helen + Nancy2 had tea with Miss Hall. Blowy day [and] heavy rain at night. Recited ‘The Salmon’ + ‘Christy Lumsden’ re Janet McLusky.

1 Frank Albert or F A Dubs (1860-1920), engineer and locomotive builder, later of ‘private means’, retired 1902 and staying [living] at Yair

2 Dr Muir’s daughters Helen Frances ‘Mousey’ Muir (1880-1963) and Agnes Amelia ‘Nancy’ Roberts née Muir (1878-1948)

[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]

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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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