S.W. gale all night + all day with blasts of rain. The wind tended to N.W. at night: glass rising rapidly. Motored to Rockville, Faldonside, Sunderland Hall Gardens + Stables [and] Bannerfield. Dav. [Graham, co-partner] intended going to Shorthope to operate on Mrs Anderson for appendicitis but finally decided to bring her down. She came to the Home + I went there at 4.30 + gave Chlor[oform]. Nurse McGilligan1 from Rockville kindly came down + helped. Got Income Tax Return completed + sent away.
1 According to Dr Muir’s diary of 27 April Nurse McGilligan at Rockville knew Dora Muir
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/23, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1920]