Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1453]: Case of Mr Burnside whose illness began after he returned from America. His protracted history includes flu, a cough, a thoracic disorder and an attack of insensibility at night termed 'an incubus'.

Documents in this case

4 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2246] 
Letter from John Storer, concerning the case of Mr Burnside. 30 June 1782
 
[DOC ID:597] 
Reply for Mr Burnside. Cullen believes his constitution to have been largely free from fault, and his ailments due to a considerable change of climate. Cullen gives lengthy and detailed directions for the patient, including advice on travelling to Buxton. 8 July 1782
 
[DOC ID:671] 
Letter to [Dr John Storer] regarding Mr Burnside's case. Cullen is confident in his earlier advice, but recommends that if any of the patient's ailments return, particularly his 'low spirits', that he should go to Bath for several weeks. 21 November 1782
 
[DOC ID:2306] 
Letter from Dr John Storer, concerning the case of Mr Burnside. 18 August 1783
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 4364] Mr Burnside (in Nottingham)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5054] Dr John Storer (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

14 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 Nottingham Midlands England Europe inferred
Place Buxton Midlands England Europe certain
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Bath South-West England Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Country Scotland Europe certain
Region Virginia USA North America certain
Place Matlock Midlands England Europe certain
Country Britain Europe certain
Country USA North America certain
Region South Carolina USA North America certain
Region North Carolina USA North America certain

Places and role of place

19 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 Nottingham Midlands England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Nottingham Midlands England Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Bath South-West England Europe certain
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Buxton Midlands England Europe certain
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Nottingham Midlands England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Bath South-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Buxton Midlands England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Scotland Europe certain
RegionMentioned / Other Virginia USA North America certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Matlock Midlands England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Britain Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other USA North America certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Nottingham Midlands England Europe certain
RegionMentioned / Other South Carolina USA North America certain
RegionMentioned / Other North Carolina USA North America certain