Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1133]: Case of Mr James Brownlee [Brounlie], an impoverished mason who has a sore on his lips from working with lime.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2199]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from James Cleland of Auchenlie, describing the case of James Brounlie and of 'my good son Mr Low'. Brounlie, a mason and 'a veary poor man' left with six small children after his wife's death, has had a sore lip since some 'sparks' of lime fell on it while he was working; Mr Low is 'in a porfect weast of Bodie and decay of strenth'. 2 May 1782
 
[DOC ID:559]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, for 'Mr Low'. As Mr Low appears to be recovering from his ailment, Cullen approves of the mare's milk and prescribes more medicines, along with instructions to have them prepared at Mr Ninian Hill's shop in Glasgow. Cullen includes recipes for a pectoral mixture and a mild issue ointment. 29 May 1782
 

People involved in this case

11 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 4874] Mr William Baterson
[PERS ID: 4867] Mr James Brounlie (Brownlee)
[PERS ID: 4868] Mrs Brounlie (Brownlee)
[PERS ID: 4866] Mr James Cleland (Brownlee)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 743] Mrs Anna Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4878] Mr Ninian Hill (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 195] Mr Alexander Low (Law?)
[PERS ID: 4876] Mr Meek (Law?)
[PERS ID: 4869] Dr Andrew Sherry (Law?)
[PERS ID: 873] Dr Wardrop (Law?)

Unique Places linked to this Case

7 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 Auchenlea (Auchenlie) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMr Ninian Hill's apothecary shop Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Shotts (Shots) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Hareshaw (Meikle Harshaw) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

9 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 Auchenlea (Auchenlie) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Auchenlea (Auchenlie) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherMr Ninian Hill's apothecary shop Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Shotts (Shots) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Hareshaw (Meikle Harshaw) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain