Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1013]: Case of the Reverend Gillies in Orkney who suffers from various states of mental disassociation and fears he is losing his reason or at risk of dying.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1595] 
Letter from an unnamed correspondent concerning his own case, a 23-year-old preacher in Orkney, identified in Cullen's reply as the Reverend Gillies; his signature in this letter is scored out. 4 November 1778
 
[DOC ID:4348] 
Reply, 'The Revd Mr Gillies, Kirkwall' 7 December 1778
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1021] Reverend James (?) Gillies (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Kirkwall Orkneys Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Region Orkneys Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

6 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificPlace of WritingCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Kirkwall Orkneys Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Kirkwall Orkneys Scotland Europe inferred
RegionMentioned / Other Orkneys Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Kirkwall Orkneys Scotland Europe certain