Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1277]: Case of Lady Grace Campbell who is generally deprived of her 'powers' and suffers vertigo, headaches and other 'nervous' symptoms [see earlier Case 340].

Documents in this case

6 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1935] 
Letter from Dr Alexander Stevenson concerning the case of Lady Grace Campbell. He also thanks Cullen's sons Henry and Archibald for sending him their theses, and is 'perfectly persuaded that they will do honor to the Laurel be comfort to their father and of very general use to their country'. 23 October 1780
 
[DOC ID:1937] 
Letter from Dr Alexander Stevenson concerning the case of Lady Grace Campbell. Stevenson has not had a reply to his letter of the 23rd. 27 October 1780
 
[DOC ID:1042] 
Reply 'For Dr Alexander Stevenson', concerning the case of Lady Grace [Campbell]. Cullen believes that she suffers from 'a general debility of the Nervous System'. 30 October 1780
 
[DOC ID:2070] 
Letter from James Swan, concerning the case of Lady Grace Campbell. 6 October 1781
 
[DOC ID:2077] 
Letter from James Swan, concerning the case of Lady Grace Campbell. 17 October 1781
 
[DOC ID:589] 
Reply headed, 'Case of Lady G__ C___', amended to 'Grace Campbell' by a later hand. She had suffered from rheumatism, which grew worse after an injury to her leg; the leg became partially paralysed, and the paralysis spread to the whole of one side of her body, except her face. She also suffered from 'fits of violent head-ach' during the night. Blistering has helped partially, as has electricity. June? 1782?
 

People involved in this case

7 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 227] Lord (Judge) John Campbell (of Stonefield, Lord Stonefield)
[PERS ID: 861] Lady Grace Campbell (of Stonefield)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 544] Dr Henry Cullen (Harry, Dr Henry, "the young doctor" )
[PERS ID: 545] Dr Archibald Cullen (Ar or Arch)
[PERS ID: 563] Dr Alexander Stevenson (Professor; of Dalgairn )
[PERS ID: 2347] Mr James Swan (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 Dumbarton Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
Place Ayrshire Glasgow and West Scotland 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
PlacePlace of Writing Dumbarton 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 Ayrshire Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Dumbarton Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain