Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:105]: Case of Miss Betty Lindesay [Lindsay] who has severe hypochondriacal pains.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:804] 
Letter from Alexander Wemyss on the case of Miss Betty Lindesay, who was 'seiz'd almost instantaneously with exquisite pain in the Hypochondria' the previous July, and has suffered from pains in the abdomen and vomiting green bile since, as well as 'a pretty large hard tumour in one of her Breasts'. 27 December 1769
 
[DOC ID:83] 
Reply 'To Dr Wemyss about Miss Betty Lindsay', who Cullen treats as a case of 'spasmodic hysteria'.. 30? December? 1769?
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 39] Miss Elizabeth Lindsay (Betty; Lindesay)
[PERS ID: 325] Dr Alexander Wemyss (of Pitkenny)

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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Kirkcaldy 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 Kirkcaldy Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Kirkcaldy Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred