Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1367]: Case of Lady Helen Stuart of Castlemilk who reports flying rheumatic pains, a skin eruption and pains in her abdomen.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2005]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from A. (Alexander) Stevenson concerning the case of Lady Stuart of Castlemilk, in her 60s, whose husband Sir John died 3 weeks ago. She has suffered from skin eruptions, flying and abdominal pains, and now swelling and fluid in the abdomen, which makes her look pregnant. She is on her way to Edinburgh to consult Cullen and a colleague (Monro). Mentions an enclosure from Provost Buchanan; possibly a fee , but if it was a letter this is missing. 27 April 1781
 
[DOC ID:128]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply 'Dr Stevenson C[oncerning] Lady Stewart', giving the recommendations of Cullen and Monro who have considered the case together. 1 May 1781
 
[DOC ID:2061]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from William Hamilton, concerning the cases of Mr Brisbane and Lady Stuart, who have been tapped for abdominal fluid, and of Mr Hopkirk, who has died. Hamilton regrets not having the chance to 'open' Mr Hopkirk, as his complaints were new to him. He also reports that his father, Professor Thomas Hamilton, is now unable to walk and suffers pains and spasms in the side. 8 September 1781
 
[DOC ID:2072]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from William Hamilton, concerning the dropsical cases of Mr Brisbane and Lady Stuart, and on the increasing weakness of his father, who has had 'a fit of Nephritis'. 7 October 1781
 
[DOC ID:204]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, 'Mr Hamilton C[oncerning] Mr Brisbane', and also mentioning the cases of Lady Stuart and of Hamilton's father, Professor Thomas Hamilton. 11 October 1781
 

People involved in this case

15 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 2881]
[PERS ID: 2873] Mr Edward Brisbane
[PERS ID: 84] Commissioner James Buchanan (Provost Buchanan; formerly of Drumpellier)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 743] Mrs Anna Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2880] Mr Walter Farquhar (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 175] Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 1057] Professor Thomas Hamilton (in Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 2878] Mrs Isabella Hamilton (in Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 95] Mr Thomas Hopkirk (of Dalbeth)
[PERS ID: 89] Professor Alexander Monro (secundus; Munro )
[PERS ID: 563] Dr Alexander Stevenson (Professor; of Dalgairn )
[PERS ID: 90] Lady Helen Stuart (Stewart; of Castlemilk)
[PERS ID: 5414] Sir John Stuart (Stewart; of Castlemilk, 4th Bt.; Crawfurd of Milton)
[PERS ID: 216] Mr Robert Wallace (Stewart; of Castlemilk, 4th Bt.; Crawfurd of Milton)

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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Country 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 Glasgow 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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain