Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1486]: Case of Mr. William Foster whose bilious disorder is attributed to the effects of having resided in the warm climate of the West Indies.

Documents in this case

4 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:645] 
Reply, 'Mr Foster Senr. at Berwick', whose disease Cullen classifies as 'a bilious Diarrhea, but with a considerable irritability of his guts'. October? 1782?
 
[DOC ID:648] 
Loose letter tucked behind document 649. A poor copy due to a slightly shifted duplication at the same quality of ink pressing. Gives dietary advice for Mr Forster, who has been liable to feverishness and looseness, which is now under control. 5 October 1782
 
[DOC ID:6263] 
Reply, 'Mr Foster Senr.' 7 October 1782
 
[DOC ID:656]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply concerning Mr Foster's case, written after a consultation with Dr Monro. Cullen believes that his ailments are 'owing to a redundancy of bile from a west India climate rendered still more troublesome by coming to a northern one'. 4 November 1782
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5084] Dr
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2855] Mr William Forster (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2776] Mr Foster (Junior)
[PERS ID: 89] Professor Alexander Monro (secundus; Munro )

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe inferred
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Continent West Indies certain

Places and role of place

4 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 Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation London London and South-East England Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other West Indies certain