Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1274]: Case of Dr William Miller of Walkinshaw who has gout.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1804] 
Letter from Alexander Stevenson concerning the case of Mr Millar of Walkinshaw. Refers to Millar's nephew. Postscript reports on Prof. Alexander Wilson's measurements of sub-zero temperatures overnight at Glasgow. 14 January 1780
 
[DOC ID:4566] 
Reply headed 'For Mr Miller of Walkinshaw'. Miller has gout and possibly hydrothorax. Cullen says 'Complaints distressing & dangerous'. He gives advice on medicines and blistering, but says that 'the effects of mustard or garlic applied to the feet may not be very durable'. 19 January 1780
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 661] Dr William Millar (Miller; of Walkinshaw)
[PERS ID: 788] Mr Alexander Millar (Sandy)
[PERS ID: 563] Dr Alexander Stevenson (Professor; of Dalgairn )
[PERS ID: 855] Professor Alexander Wilson (Professor; of Dalgairn )

Unique Places linked to this Case

5 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
Continent West Indies certain
Country England Europe certain

Places and role of place

8 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
PlaceDestination of Letter Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other West Indies certain
CountryMentioned / Other England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain