Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1456]: Case of T. Kinkead, ship's surgeon and Cullen's former student, who has often had nose-bleeds and whose health has declined since returning from the West Indies where he had a fever.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2172] 
Letter from T. Kinkead, a former student of Cullen's, concerning his own case. Consists of a covering letter and a lengthier case note, written in the third person. Kinkead is a surgeon on a ship, docked in Portsmouth, from which the letter seems to have been sent - external evidence suggests this was probably HMS Harpy. 10 March 1782
 
[DOC ID:6257] 
Reply to T. Kinkead, who sent his own case history on the 10th March. Working as a ship's surgeon, his health was undermined in the West Indies. The destination of Letter has been recorded as 'Portsmouth', where the ship was docked. External evidence suggests this was likely HMS Harpy. 18 March 1782
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4533] Mr T Kinkead (Professor Cullen)

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 Portsmouth London and South-East England Europe certain
SpecificThe University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Continent West Indies certain
Place Gosport London and South-East England Europe certain

Places and role of place

6 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 Portsmouth London and South-East England Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterThe University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Portsmouth London and South-East England Europe inferred
ContinentMentioned / Other West Indies certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Gosport London and South-East England Europe certain