Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1677]: Case of Miss [Mrs] Ann [Anne] Ferguson who has piles and whose poor handwriting prompts Cullen to complain.

Documents in this case

4 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2457] 
Letter from Miss Anne Ferguson, concerning her own case. Patient is a friend of Cullen's one-time patron and friend, the philosopher Lord Kames. 11 May 1784
 
[DOC ID:4831] 
Reply to Mrs Ann Ferguson concerning her own case. Cullen describes reading her letter 'with the utmost difficulty', and tells her that 'if you do not hereafter write to me more distinctly or get some body to do it for you I will not look at any letter you write me'. 12 May 1784
 
[DOC ID:2472] 
Letter from Ann Ferguson concerning her own case. She reports that she has taken 'watt yow was so good to ordr', and describes its success. Faint handstamp. Probably from Perth. 11 June 1784
 
[DOC ID:4850] 
Reply 'For Miss Ferguson'. 12 June 1784
 

People involved in this case

7 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2869] Miss Ann Ferguson (Anne)
[PERS ID: 3340] Miss Margaret Ferguson (Fergusson)
[PERS ID: 3347] Mrs Ferguson (Fergusson)
[PERS ID: 3393] Colonel Ferguson (Fergusson)
[PERS ID: 5098] Colonel Ferguson (Fergusson)
[PERS ID: 749] Lord (Judge) Henry Home (Lord Kames, Henry Home of Kames)

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 found.

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

Places and role of place

5 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 Perth Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Perth Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Handstamp Perth Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain