Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1355]: Case of Mrs Gordon of Craigmile who has a weak chest and whose fluid retention, in Cullen's opinion, does not warrant surgical tapping.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2045] 
Letter from Thomas Livingston, conceerning the case of Mr Gordon's mother. 11 August 1781
 
[DOC ID:178] 
Reply giving directions over how Mrs Gordon of Craigmile, at Greenlaw, can protect herself against further problems with her chest, which are primarily concerned with avoiding cold, but Cullen also recommends bleeding, blistering and vomiting if the ailment grows severe again and affects he breathing. Cullen mentions a prescription not recorded here. 11 August 1781
 
[DOC ID:185] 
Letter to Dr Thomas LIvingstone regarding Mrs Gordon of Craigmile. 23 August 1781
 

These documents contain one or more that share the same date. We have manually applied an order based on what we know.

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 151] Mrs Isabel Gordon (Isabel McCulloch Gordon; of Greenlaw and later Craigmile)
[PERS ID: 4317] Mr Gordon (of Craigmile)
[PERS ID: 852] Dr Thomas Livingston (of Craigmile)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 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 Aberdeen East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
Place Greenlaw Borders Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

6 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 Aberdeen East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Aberdeen East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Greenlaw Borders Scotland Europe certain