Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1263]: Case of Mr Anstruther who has 'movable nerves', and now has tonsillitis and fever.

Documents in this case

7 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2707] 
Letter from Alexander Douglas, concerning the case of the son of Mrs Anstruther of Ardit. He is aged 33 and 'has in general been healthy, but supposed to have a moveable state of nerves', and has been 'uncommonly anxious about his health, inquisitive about nervous complaints & reading books upon that subject, which seem to have made some impression upon his mind'. 21 September 1785
 
[DOC ID:2710] 
Letter, inf or of readied copy(?) from an unnamed correspondent, possibly Cullen, discussing the advice of Sir Alexander in the case of Mr A (likely Sir Alexander Douglas and Mr Anstruther). This is likely to be a response to Sir Alexander Douglas (letter 2707) sent, as requested in Sir A's letter, to Mr Arnott who was a surgeon in Cupar Fife. Document direction accordingly changed to 'outgoing'. 25? September 1785
 
[DOC ID:2714] 
Letter from Alexander Douglas, concerning the case of Mr Anstruther. 5 October 1785
 
[DOC ID:2717] 
Letter from Sir Alexander Douglas, concerning the case of Mr Anstruther. 10 October 1785
 
[DOC ID:5156] 
Reply [to Dr Alexander Douglas] concerning the case of Mr Anstruther. 10 October? 1785?
 
[DOC ID:2720] 
Letter from Sir Alexander Douglas, concerning the case of Mr Anstruther. 12 October 1785
 
[DOC ID:5158] 
Reply [to Dr Alexander Doiglas] concerning the case of Mr Anstruther. 13 October 1785
 

People involved in this case

7 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3996] Mr John Anstruther (of Ardit)
[PERS ID: 3997] Mrs Elizabeth Anstruther (of Ardit)
[PERS ID: 3998] Captain Philip Anstruther (of Inverkeithing)
[PERS ID: 3999] Mr Robert Arnott (of Inverkeithing)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 546] Dr Alexander Douglas (Sir Alexander Douglas of Glenbervie)
[PERS ID: 830] Dr Robert Menzies (of Dura )

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Dundee East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Cupar (Coupar / Coupar of Fife) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificGlenbervie (AKA Ardit, Airdit) Kirkcaldy Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

8 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Writing Dundee East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingGlenbervie (AKA Ardit, Airdit) Kirkcaldy Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Cupar (Coupar / Coupar of Fife) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Cupar (Coupar / Coupar of Fife) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherGlenbervie (AKA Ardit, Airdit) Kirkcaldy Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Cupar (Coupar / Coupar of Fife) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain