Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1365]: Case of George Henderson (of Jamaica) who has suffered various nervous smptoms associated with his bowels since having some sort of debilitating 'fit' at Christmas 1779.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2056] 
Letter from George Henderson of Jamaica, concerning his own case. After having lived freely in the country, Henderson was 'taken with a Sort of fainting fitts', the third accompanied with convulsions. August 1781
 
[DOC ID:192] 
Reply, 'For Mr George Henderson'. Cullen gives directions for Mr George Henderson, concerning what he has diagnosed as 'a weakness of his bowels disposing them to a flatulent state'. Also includes recipes for strengthening powders, strengthening tincture and laxative oil. 3 September 1781
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 165] Mr George Henderson (of Jamaica)

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 inferred
Country Jamaica West Indies certain
Place Kingston Jamaica Jamaica West Indies certain

Places and role of place

4 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
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
CountryMentioned / Other Jamaica West Indies certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Kingston Jamaica Jamaica West Indies certain