Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1385]: Case of Rev. William Thom, a Cullen family friend, who is weakened by a very severe, persistent cough.

Documents in this case

4 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2048] 
Letter from William Thom, concerning his own case. Suggested treatment written on reverse in Cullen's hand. 20 August 1781
 
[DOC ID:2066] 
Letter from William Thom, concerning his own case. He mentions also being seen by Mr Wilson. Thom adapts two epistles of Horace to apologise for imposing so much on Cullen's time. 29 September 1781
 
[DOC ID:700]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply to the Glasgow surgeon James Parlane concerning Mr Thom, who is 'threatened with a Phthisis'. Cullen apologises for not writing sooner, but explains that when the letter arrived he was 'so much indisposed by the fits of Cholera that I could not answer it in course'. 23 January 1783
 
[DOC ID:6147] 
Letter from William Thom of Govan concerning the Royal Infirmary, for which he has been gathering donations. Thom is 'in perfect health being cured of an almost desperate pain in the Throat by the Act of your friend Dr Stevenson'. 26 July 1786
 

People involved in this case

9 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 743] Mrs Anna Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2933] Mrs Hunter (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2932] Mr James Parlane (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 563] Dr Alexander Stevenson (Professor; of Dalgairn )
[PERS ID: 2922] Reverend William Thom (of Govan)
[PERS ID: 2923] Mrs Agnes Thom (of Govan)
[PERS ID: 216] Mr Robert Wallace (of Govan)
[PERS ID: 5660] Mr Gabriel Watson (of Govan)

Unique Places linked to this Case

9 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Govan Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificGovan Manse Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
Place Hamilton Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Paisley Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificRoyal Infirmary Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Wishaw Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

13 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 Govan Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingGovan Manse 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 Hamilton Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Paisley Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherRoyal Infirmary Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Govan Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Wishaw Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain