28 April 1920 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Slates wet this morning. Was N. [wind] pretty sharp. There was snow on Ettrick hills yesterday. It kept pretty fair all day: one or two slight showers in afternoon. Dav. [Graham] saw F Roberts with me. I cycled there [and] Sunderland Hall Stables. Saw Fowler about some Vacc [Vaccination] cards + D.C.A.1 about [illegible] at Clubhouse. Went to meeting of Panel Committee at Gala. All there but Doig + Hiddleston2. Long meeting. Didn’t get back till nearly 7. Snow on Peat Law this morning.

1 David Carnegie Alexander, ‘Carnegie Alexander’ or ‘D.C.A.’ (1856-1928), solicitor

2 William Doig (1859-1922) and John Murray Hiddleston (1891-1954), medical practitioners

[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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