Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1787]: Case of Rev. Ralph Ogle who suffers from flatulence and general weakness.

Documents in this case

6 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:5047] 
Reply 'For Mr Ogle'. A full dietary and exercise regimen, recommending sea-bathing and horse-riding. Possibly given to the patient in person, as in document 5196 Cullen refers to the first time he had seen the patient. 7 May 1785
 
[DOC ID:2672] 
Letter from Ralph Ogle, informing Cullen 'of the effects which I have perceived from following the directions which you were pleased to give me in writing in May last'. He is still practising sea bathing (so asks Cullen to write to him at Alnmouth (aka Alemouth) where he currently is staying), but still suffers from weakness, flatulence and 'violent eructations'. [ 28 July 1785
 
[DOC ID:5109] 
Reply, 'Mr Ogle', in response to 'yours of 28th past'. Cullen believes he is improving, and encloses another prescription, this time for an antispasmodic. 1 August 1785
 
[DOC ID:2752] 
Letter from Reverend Ralph Ogle, concerning his own case. Although he has followed Cullen's directions from the previous May, 'it is with great concern that I find myself so weak, as to beg you to give what further advice you may think most proper towards a re-establishment of my Health'. He is still suffering from flatulence. He asks Cullen's opinions about the Bath waters. 11 January 1786
 
[DOC ID:5196] 
Reply, "Mr Ralph Ogle". Cullen recommends persisting with the regimen and treatment already prescribed, and advises on going to Bath, but no sooner than early-mid March. 13 January 1786
 
[DOC ID:5736] 
Brief recipe for Ralph Ogle. 12 October 1788
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5712] Dr
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5711] Reverend Ralph Ogle (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

7 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Eglingham North-East England Europe certain
Place Alnmouth North-East England Europe certain
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Bath South-West England Europe certain
Place Alnwick North-East England Europe certain
Place Northumberland North-East England Europe certain

Places and role of place

13 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 Eglingham North-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Alnmouth North-East England Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Alnwick North-East England Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Eglingham North-East England Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Alnmouth North-East England Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Bath South-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Alnwick North-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Northumberland North-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Alnmouth North-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Alnwick North-East England Europe certain