Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:17]: Case of Mrs Falconer, with a "Schirrhus of the Breast".

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:85] 
Reply, 'For Mrs Falconer', to Thomas Duncanson, giving a prescription for treating her "Schirrhus of the Breast". Apparently signed by Cullen's brother-in-law, William Almack, without explanation – possibly relating to a scribal role. 21 March 1770
 
[DOC ID:808]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Thomas Duncanson, chiefly concerning his wife: her medical history since childhood, and her current respiratory ailments, problems with wind, and pains in breast, haunch and stomach. There is a brief update on Mrs Falconer, whose "breast broke" and who is probably not going to "hold it out long". 29 June 1770
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 619] Mr William Almack
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 21] Mrs Elizabeth Duncanson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1564] Mr Thomas Duncanson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 331] Mrs Falconer (Professor Cullen)

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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Forres East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred

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
PlacePlace of Writing Forres East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Forres East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred