Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1176]: Case of Mr William Kerr who spits blood from an advanced cosumptive condition and who is advised to not spend the winter in Scotland but move to a warmer climate.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1733] 
Document headed 'Memorandum for William Kerr'. Unsigned and undated, but likely from September 1779 based on its content - describes the patient as being aged 55 and born in 1724; describes 11th Sept as 'Saturday night last'; gives description of several days following the 11th so date guessed at the 17th. Writer is probably the practitioner Walker, basing the account upon information supplied by the patient, rather then Kerr himself. 17? September 1779
 
[DOC ID:4518] 
Reply 'For Mr Kerr'. Day of month inferred from dating of incoming report on Kerr. 21? September? 1779
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3764] William Kerr (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3779] Mr Walker (Professor Cullen)

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
SpecificWright's House(s) Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Country Portugal Europe certain
Place Harrogate North-East England Europe certain
Place Lisbon Portugal Portugal Europe certain
Region Madeira Spain Europe certain

Places and role of place

10 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
SpecificPlace of WritingWright's House(s) Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterWright's House(s) Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Portugal Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Harrogate North-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Lisbon Portugal Portugal Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherWright's House(s) Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
RegionMentioned / Other Madeira Spain Europe certain