Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1630]: Case of Miss Mary Shaw who has a hectic fever.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2319]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Duncan Shaw, minister at Rafford. He informs Cullen of the death of his daughter [Anna], after Dr Dougal wrote to Cullen about her case, and of the deaths of several of his other children; he is currently concerned about another, his daughter Mary. 17 September 1783
 
[DOC ID:4716] 
Reply concerning the case of Miss Mary Shaw, to her father, Rev. Duncan Shaw. Cullen writes: 'unhappily there is some what in the constitution of your Children that baffles the Art of Physic'. He discusses bleeding, vomiting and blistering, and gives dietary and exercise advice. The obstruction of menstruation he regards as a symptom, not a cause. The enclosed recipe is in Cullen's own hand. 24 September 1783
 

People involved in this case

6 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2493] Dr Hugh Dougall (Dougal)
[PERS ID: 5493] Miss Mary Shaw (Dougal)
[PERS ID: 5494] Reverend Duncan Shaw (Dr Shaw; of Rafford; later of Aberdeen)
[PERS ID: 5495] Mrs Jean Shaw (Dr Shaw; of Rafford; later of Aberdeen)
[PERS ID: 5694] Miss Anna Shaw (Dr Shaw; of Rafford; later of Aberdeen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Rafford East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

3 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Rafford East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Rafford East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred