Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1786]: Case of Mrs Forsaythe [Forsyth] who has a 'tremor' and partial paralyis down her entire right side, accompanied by other symptoms.

Documents in this case

9 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2629] 
Recipe by A. M., for Mrs Foresythe. On the reverse in a different hand, 'the liniment was applied after washing the arm with soap and water and a little flower of mustard'. The recipe is most likely from Dr (Alexander?) Haliday. His initials at the end of the recipe resemble his signature. May 1785
 
[DOC ID:2640] 
Unsigned case note describing the case of 'Mrs F, aged 51', probably Mrs Forsaythe. June? 1785?
 
[DOC ID:2641] 
Unsigned case note describing the case of Mrs Forsaythe. June? 1785?
 
[DOC ID:2639] 
Letter from Dr Haliday to Mrs Forsaythe, giving directions for infusing iron filings in wine and the rest of a suggested regimen. 1 June 1785?
 
[DOC ID:5135] 
Reply 'For Mrs Forsyth' 25 August 1785
 
[DOC ID:2750] 
Letter from Mary Forsythe, concerning her own case. 3 January 1786
 
[DOC ID:5197] 
Reply, 'Mrs Forsyth' 17 January 1786
 
[DOC ID:2815] 
Letter from Mary Forsythe, concerning her own case. 19 May 1786
 
[DOC ID:5267] 
Reply 'For Mrs [Mary] Forsyth', briefly concerning the continued application of electricity to her foot and suggesting the use of a table mustard plaister. Other letters relating to this case suggest that addressee is very probably Dr A. Halliday. 25 May 1786
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3060] Mrs Mary Forsythe (Forsayth, Forsaythe, Forsyth)
[PERS ID: 2173] Dr Alexander Henry Halliday (Halyday, Halleday)
[PERS ID: 3062] Mr W. (Halyday, Halleday)

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 Belfast North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
Place Ballynure North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Country Ireland 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 Belfast North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Ballynure North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
CountryDestination of Letter Ireland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Belfast North Ireland Ireland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Ballynure North Ireland Ireland Europe inferred
CountryMentioned / Other Ireland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Belfast North Ireland Ireland Europe certain