Munro appointed Lord Justices Clerk1 14th 
Poured from morning till night without intermission. I could do nothing but sit + read by the fire. Towards evening I walked along to the P.O. [Post Office] + wired for Baptie3 to start at 7 tomorrow + come over here. Eddie Miller4 was to have come along but it was too wet. Wind S.S.E. + stronger.
1 Robert Munro (1868-1955) 1st Baron Alness, GBE, PC, QC, DL, Scottish lawyer, judge and Liberal politician, who served as Secretary for Scotland (1916-1922) and was in 1922 appointed Lord Justice Clerk, the second most senior judge in Scotland after the Lord President of the Court of Session.
2 The London Gazette states 17 October 1922 [The London Gazette, 20 October 1922, Issue 32757, page 7369].
3 Thomas Baptie (1860-1929), driver and handyman for Dr Muir.
4 Edward Caird ‘Eddie’ Miller (1864-1927), iron and steel founder, of Redstone, Prestwick [Monkton, Ayr], widower of Jessie Logan Miller née Rennie (1860-1920) Dr Muir’s niece.
[Source: Scottish Borders Archives & Local History Service SBA/657/25, Dr J S Muir of Selkirk, medical practitioner, journal for 1922]