Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1015]: Case of Mrs Sinclair who for fear of medicines has not sought help before becoming emaciated and weak with looseness (diarrhoea).

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1495] 
Letter from Andrew Liddell concerning the case of Mrs Sinclair, a 29-year old mother of three, suffering from emaciation, cough and diarrhoea. 'From a prejudice at medicines, she concealed the present complaint for some time'. She is now so weak that 'she cannot walk the stairs, & scarcely thro' the room, without support'. 21 February 1778
 
[DOC ID:4226] 
Reply, responding to Andrew Liddell's account of 'Mrs Sinclair' and probably addressed to Liddell directly (Cullen's formal mode of address does not preclude this supposition). 7 March 1778?
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 339] Mr Andrew Liddell (Liddle)
[PERS ID: 2244] Mrs Sinclair (Liddle)

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 found.

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

Places and role of place

4 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 Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe inferred