Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1703]: Case of Dr G. Watts who insists he has had a weak stomach for over thirty years.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2553] 
Letter from the physician G. Watts, concerning his own case. Watts studied medicine in Edinburgh, but under Dr Monro. He had seen some of Cullen's publications, and so was 'determined to request the favour of your advice'. 18 December 1784
 
[DOC ID:4961] 
Letter concerning the case of Mr G. Watts, in which Cullen expresses his willingness to assist a fellow 'Brethren of the Faculty' and recommends taking larger doses of Columba root. Watts is addressed here as "Mr' here but at some point did become a qualified physician. 25 December 1784
 
[DOC ID:2388] 
Letter from G. Watts, concerning his own case. Dated '1784' in error for "1785" (or Watt was using the old calender system). He is also a doctor, and writes about the use of purging as the most efficacious remedy in the common inflammatory fever. 1 January 1785
 

People involved in this case

12 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5074] Dr Ayton
[PERS ID: 5075] Mr William Cheselden
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2872] Dr Friedrich Hoffmann (Hoffman)
[PERS ID: 89] Professor Alexander Monro (secundus; Munro )
[PERS ID: 1389] Dr Alexander Monro (primus; Munro)
[PERS ID: 3754] Giovanni Battista Morgagni (primus; Munro)
[PERS ID: 518] Dr John Rutherford (primus; Munro)
[PERS ID: 5069] Alexander Trallinus (Alexander of Tralles)
[PERS ID: 5067] Dr G. Watts (Alexander of Tralles)
[PERS ID: 5068] Mrs Watts (Alexander of Tralles)
[PERS ID: 942] Dr Robert Whytt (Prof. Whytt/White)

Unique Places linked to this Case

6 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Battle London and South-East England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Country Britain Europe certain
Place Leiden The Netherlands Holland Europe certain

Places and role of place

9 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 Battle London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Battle London and South-East England Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Britain Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Leiden The Netherlands Holland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Battle London and South-East England Europe certain