Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1435]: Case of "Mrs Y. Z." who is prescribed a mercurial injection and other mercurial medicines (use of mercury and a pseudonym implies case may be venereal).

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:214] 
Reply with directions on taking medicines for 'Mrs Y. Z.', probably to her (unnamed) physician. Since Cullen has resorted to anonymity, and mercury is being employed the case is probably venereal and he may have deliberately destroyed any incoming letter seeking advice. 30 October 1781
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 4188]
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4187] Mrs Y. Z. (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

1 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

1 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