Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1256]: Case of Provost Walter Hamilton at Murdieston who suffers from various symptoms including boils on his back, a swimming head, bouts of delerium and memory loss.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1880] 
Letter from Miss Christian Hamilton concerning the case of her brother, Provost Hamilton, 'whos situation of Health is very alarming'. He has boils on his back, lapses of memory and fits of stupor, and facial swelling. Other medical practitioners have been consulted. Their sister Mrs Crawford is also concerned about him. She also refers in passing to her father's medical treatment, and passes on regards from her brother Alexander. 7 July 1780
 
[DOC ID:989] 
Reply 'Provost Hamilton. Murdieston', signed by Cullen and Alexander Wood. 12 July 1780
 
[DOC ID:1005] 
Reply, 'Provost Hamilton' 10 August 1780
 

People involved in this case

9 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1003] Dr Joseph Black
[PERS ID: 1724] Mrs Margaret Crawford (of Doonside)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 627] Provost Walter Inglis Hamilton (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 872] Miss Christian Hamilton (of Murdieston)
[PERS ID: 699] Mr Alexander Hamilton Inglis (of Murdist(o)un; Alexander Inglis Hamilton)
[PERS ID: 3728] Mr Alexander Inglis Hamilton (of Murdostoun)
[PERS ID: 873] Dr Wardrop (of Murdostoun)
[PERS ID: 588] Mr Alexander Wood (of Murdostoun)

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 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 certain
Place Murdieston (Murdietoun) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

4 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 Murdieston (Murdietoun) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Murdieston (Murdietoun) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred