23 March 1920 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Dense fog in the morning with the sun piercing through like a dim half sovereign. I though the fog would clear but it did only slightly + there was scarcely a blink of sun all day. It was fairly nice however. Had very little to do. Met Dav. at the Home + gave Jean Oliver gas to examine her knee which D. thinks is beginning to anchylose [ankylose]. Went on to Forest Mill, Spion Kop + Curror Street. Saw one or two in afternoon. Felt a little dyspeptic at night. Dav. [Graham] was at Broadmeadows + Newarkburn + then at Borthwickbrae + Borthwickshiels. Baptie driving him in the Swift.

[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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rumblingclint

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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