Cullen

The Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen (1710-1790) at the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh

 

The Medical Consultation Letters of Dr William Cullen

Introduction

Cullen's private consultations survive as a remarkable archive of several thousand letters. Now available online.

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Pages digitised

5,603

Documents online

3,799

Documents transcribed

5,298

People

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Cases

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...I attribute the Severity of this last Attack to an accident which befell him about a year ago, when going from the Town in the Evening to his own House, he was attack'd by some Footpads who robb'd him of his money and bruised him most cruelly - The great Agitation which naturally followed from such treatment and his being originally of a weak nervous system may have Contributed to increase the general Relaxation which seems to have taken place in his habit...

(Thomas Mack writing on behalf of a farmer of Northumberland, 27 February, 1779) 
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Address page of letter to Cullen. 1777 [DOC ID:1347]

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