20 July 1921 diary of Dr John Stewart Muir (1845-1938) of Selkirk

Feeling a little bit stiff + was glad to have an easy day. Spent most of it putting up the accounts for delivery + postage + finished them. Attended meeting of Committee of St Andrew Amb. Assoc (local branch)1. Dav.2 sent Jean3 a few new potatoes + some green peas. Paid first instalment of shares of E. Jones Ltd. = £100.

1 The St. Andrew’s Ambulance Association, which had been “resuscitated”, as Dr Muir put it, by Chalmers and others in 1920 in response to the presentation of a Motor Ambulance by T Craig Brown [see diary entry for Tuesday 27 January 1920]

2 David Charteris ‘Dav.’ Graham (1889-1963), M.B., medical practitioner and Dr Muir’s business partner

3 Jane Henderson Logan ‘Jean’ Pike née Muir (1877-1941), Dr Muir’s eldest daughter

[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/24, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1921]

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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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