Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1790]: Case of Mr Hyndman who is diagnosed with erysipelas.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2684] 
Letter from William Hamilton, concerning the case of Mr Hyndman, a 'very fat' man, over 60, whose case he sends 'At the desire of Mr Hyndmans friends'. He has come up from London and been taken ill at his friend Mr King's house, near Port Glasgow. Hamilton sees signs of apoplexy and erysipelas in his condition, and an affection of the throat which is reminiscent of typhus. His ankles seem to be gangrenous where blistered. Hamilton is sending the letter by an express, with the fee enclosed. 11 August 1785
 
[DOC ID:5120] 
Reply to William Hamilton concerning the case of Mr Hyndman. Cullen says the case is one of erysipelas, and advises on treatment. He also sends his regards to Dr Marshall 11 August 1785?
 

These documents contain one or more that share the same date. We have manually applied an order based on what we know.

People involved in this case

7 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3620] Mr Burns
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 175] Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 3619] Mr John Hyndman (in Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 3621] Mrs Hyndman (in Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 3622] Mr King (in Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 1829] Dr Robert Marshall (in Glasgow)

Unique Places linked to this Case

5 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificGlasgow College Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Place Port Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

5 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificPlace of WritingGlasgow College Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Port Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain