Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1154]: Case of Mr Thomas Graham (at Camelon) who has bowel, stomach and other complaints.

Documents in this case

4 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:5056] 
Reply 'For Mr Graham', who suffers from purging, which Cullen ascribes to weakness and laxity in the bowels. Dietary advice and prescriptions are included. He has previously been treated by a Dr Farquharson. Possibly to John Taylor in Falkirk, who is later involved in the case. 17 May 1785
 
[DOC ID:5082] 
Reply, 'Mr [Thomas] Graham'. Possibly misdated, as it seems to be a response to his letter dated 26 June. (ID 2648). Cullen advises him to continue taking his medication and encloses another prescription. 24 June 1785
 
[DOC ID:2648] 
Letter from Thomas Graham, currently in lodgings in Camelon, concerning his own case: he suffers from vomiting and purging, which has left him reduced and weakened. Addressed to Cullen at Gray's Close: (South) Gray's Close being an alternative name for Mint Close. Extremely erratic spelling. The letter is delivered by hand, by his friend John Heugh. Possibly misdated, as Cullen's reply (ID 5082) is dated 24 June. 26 June 1785
 
[DOC ID:2708]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Mr Taylor concerning the case of Mr Graham of Camelon, 'whom you called upon when you saw Mrs Ferrier'. His friends in England wish him to try the Bath waters. The annotation states "not copied". 22 September 1785
 

People involved in this case

6 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5772] Dr Farquharson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5769] Mrs Ferrier (Farrier)
[PERS ID: 5770] Mr Thomas Graham (Grahame)
[PERS ID: 5771] Mr John Heugh (Grahame)
[PERS ID: 4988] Mr John? Taylor (Grahame)

Unique Places linked to this Case

6 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Camelon Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Bath South-West England Europe certain
Country England Europe certain
Place Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

12 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 Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Camelon Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Camelon Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Bath South-West England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Camelon Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain