Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1245]: Case of Miss Brown who has a very serious dry cough and other pulmonary symptoms which prove fatal.

Documents in this case

6 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1845]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Dr John Heysham concerning the case of Miss Brown who until recently resided at Whitehaven, and mentioning the death of Thomas Irwin. Encloses '2 notes' for the fee. 2 May 1780
 
[DOC ID:958] 
Reply 'Dr Heysham concerning Miss Brown', whom Cullen believes is 'threatened with a dangerous disease' 10 May 1780
 
[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:2287]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Heysham, concerning the case of Thomas Percy, the Bishop of Dromore and an unnamed female patient with Diabates. He also asks when Cullen will produce his expected research into diabetes. 25 July 1783
 

People involved in this case

9 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3095]
[PERS ID: 694] Miss Brown
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 743] Mrs Anna Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 477] Dr John Heysham (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1383] Miss Hodgson (Hodgeson)
[PERS ID: 889] Mr Thomas Irwin (Irwine, at Moss Side)
[PERS ID: 779] Mr John Leveck (Levec)
[PERS ID: 4351] Dr Thomas Percy (Bishop of Dromore)

Unique Places linked to this Case

6 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 inferred
Place Carlisle North-West England Europe inferred
Place Whitehaven North-West England Europe certain
Country Ireland Europe certain
Place Dromore North Ireland Ireland Europe certain

Places and role of place

9 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 inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Carlisle North-West England Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Whitehaven North-West England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Ireland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Dromore North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Carlisle North-West England Europe certain