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

Wind E. colder: some flakes of snow at night: fair dry + bright all day. Shaved without gas [light?] at 7.10. Cycled to Castle Street + the Goslaw Green, Mavisbank, Dunsdale, Gib. + Lum. [Gibson & Lumgair, St Mary’s Mill], Bogle House, Yair + [Yair] Farm + Beechwood = 15.15. Had to go back to Yair after dinner + after 11/2 hours of surgery cases. Dubs’s pulse very irregular + some pulmonary oedema. Forgot to go to Hardie, Bridgelands at David’s request.

[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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