Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1807]: Case of Donald Campbell who has an inflamed, swollen face and eyes. He has a history of fever and joint pains which began in Jamaica after he 'rode home pretty much heated with liquor without a Great Coat' and eventually left him crippled.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:840] 
Letter from Donald Campbell, regarding his own case. His symptoms, which include an inflamed, swollen face and eyes and joint pains which left him lame, began after suffering a fever in Jamaica after he 'rode home pretty much heated with liquor without a Great Coat'. Before returning to Scotland. on the advice of local doctors, he visited the mineral springs at Bath in Jamaica. 16? November? 1785?
 
[DOC ID:2772] 
Letter from Donald Campbell, concerning his own case. He had previously lived in Jamaica, and is keen to return there, 'but my Friends think the risque too great, after the severe Shock I have already met with'. 8 March 1786
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 360] Mr Donald Campbell
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

5 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Campbeltown (Campbelltown) West Highlands Scotland Europe certain
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Bath Jamaica Jamaica West Indies certain
Country Jamaica West Indies certain

Places and role of place

5 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Campbeltown (Campbelltown) West Highlands Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Bath Jamaica Jamaica West Indies certain
CountryMentioned / Other Jamaica West Indies certain