Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:129]: Case of Joseph Sanderson who suffers from a 'lingering' stomach disorder and 'fits' of fever. He then reports an outbreak of 'itch' on his hands.

Documents in this case

7 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:911] 
Letter from Joseph Sanderson in Gatesgill concerning his own case, of a 'Lingering Disorder I've been afflicted with near two years'. 20 August 1774
 
[DOC ID:933] 
Letter from Joseph Sanderson in Gatesgill, Cumberland, relating a recent trip to Buxton for his health. 8 November 1774
 
[DOC ID:3713] 
Reply for 'Mr Sanderson' [Joseph Sanderson, Gatesgill] with advice and recipe for Stomachic Powders. 16 November 1774
 
[DOC ID:1109] 
Letter from Joseph Sanderson in Gatesgill, regarding his own case, confirming that Cullen's earlier prescription has been strengthening his stomach but reporting that he now has an 'itch' on his hands which he believes he caught 'by laying with a person' (though this does not imply any sexual contact, since bed-sharing was a common practice, especially when staying at inns). He sends payment of a guinea. 15 January 1775
 
[DOC ID:3767] 
Reply, 'Mr Sanderson, Gatesgill'. Cullen is happy with the patient's progress regarding his stomach, but offers advice and an ointment recipe for a rash he now has on his hands, which may be from an infection. 17 January 1775
 
[DOC ID:1141] 
Letter from Joseph Sanderson concerning his own case. 23 May 1775
 
[DOC ID:3778] 
Reply, 'Jos. Sanderson Esqr.'. 1 June 1775
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 427] Mr Joseph Sanderson (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

7 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Gatesgill (Gaitsgill) North-West England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Buxton Midlands England Europe certain
Place Scarborough North-East England Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Place Carlisle North-West England Europe certain

Places and role of place

9 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 Gatesgill (Gaitsgill) North-West England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Gatesgill (Gaitsgill) North-West England Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Buxton Midlands England Europe certain
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Scarborough North-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Buxton Midlands England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Carlisle North-West England Europe certain