Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1746]: Case of Lady Mary Lindsay, who has a kidney and urinary disorder, as reported by Dr John Campbell.

Documents in this case

4 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2397]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Campbell in Ayr, concerning the case of a 'Beautifull young Lady of about 21', who asked not to be named (Lady Mary Lindsay, as revealed later in the correspondence), who has had urinary tract problems, with fits of pain and strangury, for the past few years. He also reports the death of Alexander Montgomerie of Coilsfield, and describes the post-mortem carried out with Dr James Paterson. 20 January 1784
 
[DOC ID:4777]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, for 'Dr Campbell'. This letter, addressed to Dr John Campbell, concerns his as-yet unnamed female patient (Lady Mary Lindsay), whose kidney ailment Cullen regards as 'partly spasmodic, partly inflammatory'. Cullen advises on diet, medicine, and the restriction of exercise, particularly advising against dancing. He also thanks Campbell for his account of Montgomerie of Coilsfield's dissection. The enclosed prescription for a diuretic decoction is in Cullen's own hand. 24 January 1784
 
[DOC ID:2401] 
Letter from John Campbell, concerning the case of his female patient, whom he now names as Lady Mary Lindsay, Lady Crawford's daughter. She has also had sore eyes and an eruption on the face, besides kidney problems. 30 January 1784
 
[DOC ID:4779] 
Reply, to John Campbell. Date and internal evidence suggest this is the reply to John Campbell concerning Lady Mary Lindsay and her inflammatory condition. Cullen is pleased Campbell agrees with him regarding the nature of the case. 3 February 1784
 

People involved in this case

8 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5092] Miss
[PERS ID: 5093] Mr
[PERS ID: 1586] Dr John Campbell (of Wellwood)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5089] Countess Jean Lindsay (of Crawford; Lady Craufurd)
[PERS ID: 5090] Lady Mary Lindsay (Lindsay Crawford; later, of Crawford Priory and Kilbirnie.)
[PERS ID: 3155] Mr Alexander Montgomerie (Montgomery; of Coylesfield)
[PERS ID: 5088] Dr James Paterson (Montgomery; of Coylesfield)

Unique Places linked to this Case

5 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Ayr (Air) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Country France Europe certain
SpecificCoilsfield House / Montgomerie House Tarbolton Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

6 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 Ayr (Air) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Ayr (Air) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
CountryMentioned / Other France Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherCoilsfield House / Montgomerie House Tarbolton Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain