Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1611]: Case of Mr Heywood a young man 'of Herculean stature' who has started having convulsive fits.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2303] 
Letter from J. Brandreth, concerning the case of Mr Heywood. Also reports a strange case from his hospital, in which a patient with several broken vertebrae suffered from great heat in his limbs. 12 August 1783
 
[DOC ID:4694] 
Reply [to J. Brandreth] concerning the case of Mr Haywood. Ends as if page or pages are missing. 15? August? 1783
 
[DOC ID:2325]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Joseph Brandreth, concerning the case of Mr Langton, a seaman, who has a history of gout and a venereal infection, but has since been troubled with acute pains in his abdomen. He sailed to America and Jamaica and got caught in a storm. Gives an account on Mr Heywood as well. 28 September 1783
 
[DOC ID:4725]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply [to Dr Joseph Brandreth] concerning the case of Mr Langton concerning the treatment of his gout and, at the close, mentioning the case of Mr Heywood. 7 October 1783
 
[DOC ID:6163]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Dr J. Brandreth, concerning 'a case of locked Jaw' in the infirmary in Liverpool. It also gives an account on Mr Heywood and the fate of an earlier patient Mr T. Dickson. 5 July 1787
 

People involved in this case

13 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3184]
[PERS ID: 4373] Mr
[PERS ID: 4378] Dr
[PERS ID: 2312] Dr Joseph Brandreth
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2243] Mr T Dickson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4041] Miss Dickson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4037] Dr Duncan (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4036] Mr Earle (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3185] Mr Heywood (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4042] Mr Hodgson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3183] Mr Langton (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4038] Dr Withering (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

12 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Liverpool North-West England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Harrogate North-East England Europe certain
Country Jamaica West Indies certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Continent West Indies certain
Region Isle of Man England Europe certain
Continent North America certain
Place Leghorn (Livorno) Italy Italy Europe certain
Continent South America certain
Place Carlisle North-West England Europe certain

Places and role of place

15 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 Liverpool North-West England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Liverpool North-West England Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Harrogate North-East England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Jamaica West Indies certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other West Indies certain
RegionMentioned / Other Isle of Man England Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other North America certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Leghorn (Livorno) Italy Italy Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other South America certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Liverpool North-West England Europe certain