Sharp dry day. The river was a fuller [sic] today as there must have been heavy rain in the hills. It was pretty sunny all day. Motored first to Bleachfield Road +c, Oakwood, Howford Cottage + Beechwood, Bridge Street. Then to Whitmuir + Lilliesleaf + finally to Peelburnfoot. David1 came over to stay till Monday. I had a busy day + a lot of people at night. Got a letter from Mrs Baptie (Molly Inglis2) from Cape Town.
1 David Charteris ‘Dav.’ Graham (1889-1963), M.B., medical practitioner and Dr Muir’s business partner who had been away from Selkirk because of the emergency caused by the strike threatened for 15 April 1921,
2 Mary J ‘Molly’ Inglis of Forest Road, Selkirk had married James Armstrong Baptie, hardware merchant, of Orange Grove, Bridge Street, Cape￼ Town, South Africa on 20 July 1911 at Darling’s Regent Hotel, Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, officiating minister the Reverend Andrew Ross of the Lawson Memorial Church, Selkirk
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/24, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1921]