Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1279]: Case of Mr George Mackenzie staying near Dumfries, who has a cough and spits blood. He travels abroad where he dies.

Documents in this case

12 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:991] 
Reply 'Dr Gilchrist & the use of Cicuta for Mr Mackenzie' 21 June 1780
 
[DOC ID:1881]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Gilchrist concerning the case of Mr Mackenzie, and giving a report on the progress of Mr McDowall and Dr Mutter. He also notes seeing Miss Balmain in Galloway "in a very poor state indeed". 9 July 1780
 
[DOC ID:987] 
Reply 'For Mr Mackenzie', addressed to John Gilchrist at Dumfries. Cullen advises that the patient's 'ailments at present [are] inconsiderable but unless soon remedied may have bad consequence'. 12 July 1780
 
[DOC ID:988]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply 'Dr Gilchrist Q. Mr Mackenzie': 'I told him that I should explain myself to you upon the Medicines I thought proper for him'. 12 July 1780
 
[DOC ID:1884]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Dr John Gilchrist at Dumfries concerning the preparation of Hemlock in the case of Mr Mackenzie, and reporting on the progress of Mr McDowall and Dr Mutter. Cullen's reply is to be sent via Mrs Dalzell, the sister of Mr Harley, Mackenzie's surgeon. 18 July 1780
 
[DOC ID:1891]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Gilchrist concerning the case of Mr Mackenzie, discussing when to harvest hemlock and its medicinal use. Also reports on the progress of Dr Mutter. 28 July 1780
 
[DOC ID:1898] 
Letter from John Gilchrist concerning the case of Mr Mackenzie discussing the use and effects of hemlock. The letter mentioned as being forwarded (enclosed), and thus incurring extra postage costs is Document ID:1899. 19 August 1780
 
[DOC ID:1899] 
Letter from George Mackenzie at Arbigland near Dumfires concerning his own case for which he is taking Hemlock. Addressed to his doctor, John Gilchrist, rather than Cullen, but forwarded to Cullen by Gilchrist with Letter ID:1898. 19 August 1780
 
[DOC ID:1011] 
Reply for Mr George Mackenzie, guest of William Craik of Arbigland. Cullen is 'much concerned for his distress but of hope this accident of the blood spitting is not very alarming'. 23 August 1780
 
[DOC ID:1925]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Gilchrist, concerning the case of Dr Mutter and discussing Mr Mackenzie's desire to go to Madeira. 3 October 1780
 
[DOC ID:1033]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, 'Dr Gilchrist C[oncerning] Dr Mutter and Mr Mackenzie', relating that Dr Mutter has 'made a great recovery', and giving directions for Mr [George] Mackenzie to travel abroad for the winter. 9 October 1780
 
[DOC ID:2025]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Gilchrist, concerning the case of Mr [Hugh] Lawson, who is 64. Lawson does not believe his kidneys to be the cause of his complaints, despite the state of his urine. Gilchrist also discusses the death of Mr [George] Mackenzie, who had been sent to the South of France, on the advice of Sir John Eliot, when his friends would have preferred him to go to Madeira. 1 July 1781
 

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People involved in this case

14 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 881] Miss Elizabeth Charlotte? Balmain
[PERS ID: 685] Mr William Craik (Craick of Arbigland)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2785] Mrs Dalzell (of Bunkershill)
[PERS ID: 2272] Sir John Eliot (Elliot; Baronet)
[PERS ID: 2975] Mr Ewart (Elliot; Baronet)
[PERS ID: 115] Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID: 2974] Dr Ebenezer Gilchrist (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID: 1709] Mr John Harley (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID: 116] Mr Hugh Lawson (of Girthead)
[PERS ID: 790] Mr George Mackenzie (McKenzie)
[PERS ID: 1080] Mr William McDowall (Macdowall, McDoual, McDowal, McDouall)
[PERS ID: 472] Dr Thomas Mutter (Reverend)
[PERS ID: 474] Mrs Isabel Mutter (Reverend)

Unique Places linked to this Case

17 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 Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificArbigland Kirkbean Borders Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificMull of Galloway Stranraer Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMull of Kintire Campbeltown (Campbelltown) West Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Region Madeira Spain Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Country France Europe certain
Region South of France France Europe certain
Place Bristol South-West England Europe certain
Place Nice France France Europe certain
Place Nimes France France Europe certain
Place Galloway Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificBunkershill Carleton Borders Scotland Europe certain
Country The Mediterranean Europe certain
Place Troagh of Clyde (Clyde Estuary) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

23 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 Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingArbigland Kirkbean Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificDestination of LetterArbigland Kirkbean Borders Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificTherapeutic RecommendationMull of Galloway Stranraer Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificTherapeutic RecommendationMull of Kintire Campbeltown (Campbelltown) West Highlands Scotland Europe certain
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation Madeira Spain Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other France Europe certain
RegionMentioned / Other South of France France Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherArbigland Kirkbean Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Bristol South-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Nice France France Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Nimes France France Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Galloway Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherBunkershill Carleton Borders Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other The Mediterranean Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Troagh of Clyde (Clyde Estuary) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
RegionMentioned / Other Madeira Spain Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain