Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1135]: Case of Master John Leveck, a fourteen-year-old youth who has been deaf since suffering from scarlet fever.

Documents in this case

4 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1867]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Heysham, concerning the case of John Levec, a 14-year-old boy who was 'affected with the epidemic Scarlet Fever & sore throat' some months previously and has lost his hearing as a result. Also gives dated, daily report on the recent progress of Miss Brown. 8 June 1780
 
[DOC ID:976]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply 'For John Levec and Miss Brown'; Levec[k] has 'a considerable ulceration in the right ear affecting the bones', and Miss Brown's illness seems to be progressing. 11 June 1780
 
[DOC ID:1950]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Heysham concerning the cases of Miss Hodgson, who is from a consumptive family, and has cough, expectoration, night sweats and looseness of bowels. He also reports briefly on Mr Leveck, who has not used the mercury injection and is unchanged, and on the death of Miss Brown. 26 November 1780
 
[DOC ID:2298]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Heysham concerning the case of Mr Leveck, a young man deaf since suffering from scarlet fever (subject of previous correspondence). His family reports that he also suffers from intermittent insanity. He is the bearer of the letter. Heysham states that he would also like Monro's opinion on the case. He asks for Cullen's comments on the case of Ann Liddle, and reports on his diabetes patient. He mentions enclosing the Bills of Mortality, although these are missing. 9 August 1783
 

People involved in this case

8 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3095]
[PERS ID: 694] Miss Brown
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 477] Dr John Heysham (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1383] Miss Hodgson (Hodgeson)
[PERS ID: 779] Mr John Leveck (Levec)
[PERS ID: 3096] Ann Liddle (Levec)
[PERS ID: 89] Professor Alexander Monro (secundus; Munro )

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 certain
Place Carlisle North-West England Europe inferred

Places and role of place

5 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 Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Carlisle North-West England Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Handstamp Carlisle North-West England Europe certain