Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1044]: Case of Miss Home, sister of William Home at Berwick, who has a bad cough and spits blood; suspected of being a consumptive.

Documents in this case

4 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1531]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from William Home, a former pupil of Cullen, reporting on the death of Mr Heriot of Ladykirk, and writing at greater length concerning his sister's pulmonary ailment. She has tried sea bathing and has consulted Alexander Wood. 12 July 1778
 
[DOC ID:4276] 
Reply, 'For Miss Home' 14 July 1778
 
[DOC ID:1555] 
Letter from William Home in Berwick, regarding the case of his sister who has a bad cough and may be consumptive. 30 August 1778
 
[DOC ID:4304] 
Reply, 'For Miss Home' 2 September 1778
 

People involved in this case

7 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 544] Dr Henry Cullen (Harry, Dr Henry, "the young doctor" )
[PERS ID: 2138] Mr Heriot (of Ladykirk)
[PERS ID: 2139] Mr William Home (of Ladykirk)
[PERS ID: 2263] Miss Home (of Ladykirk)
[PERS ID: 2509] Home? (of Ladykirk)
[PERS ID: 588] Mr Alexander Wood (of Ladykirk)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Leith Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

7 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 Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Leith Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain