Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1201]: Case of John Smith, a Brechin merchant, who has rheumatism.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1783]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Henry William Tytler concerning the case of John Smith, a shopkeeper in Brechin, who has rheumatism, and has lately had an ailment which began with a headache and led to weakness, giddiness and an inability to hold his head up. Dr Ogilvy in Forfar is also involved in the case. He also reports the death of their last patient [possibly the Mr Gillies of Case ID:1204] also seen by Dr Robertson in Perth 25 December 1779
 
[DOC ID:1789]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from H. William Tytler, concerning the case of an unnamed female patient. Also mentions the death of her husband last summer, from complications from a fall from a Chaise, in which Cullen was consulted. Brief mention of patient Mr Smith which was discussed in a previous letter from Tytler (ID 1783). 30 December 1779
 

People involved in this case

7 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 2564] Mrs (Lady)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2894] Mr Gillies (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1028] Dr Ogilvy (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2177] Dr Colin Robertsone (Robertson)
[PERS ID: 2725] Mr John Smith (Robertson)
[PERS ID: 2426] Mr Henry William Tytler (Robertson)

Unique Places linked to this Case

6 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Brechin East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Pitkeathly Wells Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
Place Perth Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
Place Forfar East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Montrose East Highlands Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

7 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Brechin East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Pitkeathly Wells Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Perth Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Forfar East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Montrose East Highlands Scotland Europe certain