Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1228]: Case of Mr John Rowand senior who has a cough and asthma.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1799] 
Letter from John Rowand concerning his own case. He suffers from chest complaints and is convinced his condition is 'Nervos" (Nervous). Similar phonetic spellings throughout. Asks for reply to be directed to him 'in Maxwell St.' Glasgow. Poor literacy and the mode of signing off suggest that he is a 'servant'. 3 January 1780
 
[DOC ID:4561] 
Reply 'For Mr Rowand Senr.'. 'Tho I cannot make you so young as you were yet as you have good stamina & cc', Cullen advises treatments for his respiratory ailments and encloses a recipe. 5 January 1780
 
[DOC ID:2143] 
Letter from Alexander Dunlop, concerning the case of John Rowand, whose latest 'asthmatic fit' turned out to have 'all the symtoms of Peripneumony'. He was coughing bloody matter. Dunlop has been bleeding him, and he has been taking 'your Ammoniac scillitic mixture'. A recipe is writen on the reverse, presumably copied from Cullen's reply. January 1782
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 591] Mr Alexander Dunlop (Sanders, Saunders)
[PERS ID: 519] Mr John Rowand (Sanders, Saunders)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMaxwell Street Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

6 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 Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterMaxwell Street Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificMentioned / OtherMaxwell Street Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred