Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1467]: Case of Mrs Thomson whose symptoms are attributed to the 'fatuity' of old age.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:577] 
Letter to Mr Walker regarding Mrs Thomson, whom Cullen has visited personally; 'I find in general the marks of declining age'. He also remarks that he had been unable to call on Mrs MacEwan, and that he has recently suffered from influenza. Probably to John Walker in Kirkcudbright, where he has treated other members of the Thomson family. 14 June 1782
 
[DOC ID:605] 
Reply to Mr Walker concerning the continuing case of Mrs Thomson, who suffers from 'fatuity' connected to her old age. Cullen recommends a perpetual issue in the crown of her head or the nape of her neck. 17 July 1782
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5060] Mrs MacEwan (McEwan)
[PERS ID: 5059] Mrs Thomson (McEwan)
[PERS ID: 838] Mr John Walker (McEwan)

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 found.

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

Places and role of place

2 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
PlaceDestination of Letter Kirkcudbright Borders Scotland Europe inferred