Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1830]: Case of Miss Johanna Gale which Cullen finds 'dark' but he thinks it may be attributable to a visceral obstruction.

Documents in this case

4 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2719]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Heysham, reporting the death of Captain Holmes. He writes that he has sent for Dr Withering's treatise, and mentions the effect of a decoction of digitalis on one patient. He also describes the case of Miss Johanna Gale, niece of Mr Senhouse of Nether Hall. Withering's treatise is "An account of the foxglove and some of its medical uses; with practical remarks on the dropsy, and some other diseases" publ. Swinney, Birmingham, 1785. 11 October 1785
 
[DOC ID:5160]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, for 'Dr Heysham C(oncerning) Miss Gale'. This letter appears to be the reply to letter 2719. Cullen thinks the recipe a 'doubtful remedy on my plan'. 17 October 1785
 
[DOC ID:2729]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Heysham concerning the case of Barbara Percy, quoting a letter from the Bishop of Dromore about her progress. He also reports on the progress of Miss Gale. Final image of wrapper annoted "Dr Heysham C. Miss Dromore", which should read Miss Percy. 7 November 1785
 
[DOC ID:2732]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Thomas, Bishop of Dromore, to Dr Heysham concerning the case of his eldest daughter Barbara Percy. Heysham has written a note on the letter and forwarded it to Cullen. The letter contains two dates. The 22nd was chosen, rather than 18th, as this was the date of the letter to Cullen by Dr Heysham. 22 November 1785
 

People involved in this case

14 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3334]
[PERS ID: 3337]
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3335] Miss Johanna Gale (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 477] Dr John Heysham (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4400] Lord Wills Hill (Lord Hillsborough; First Marquess of Downshire)
[PERS ID: 3327] Captain Holmes (Lord Hillsborough; First Marquess of Downshire)
[PERS ID: 4351] Dr Thomas Percy (Bishop of Dromore)
[PERS ID: 4396] Miss Barbara Percy (Bishop of Dromore)
[PERS ID: 4399] Mr Henry Percy (Bishop of Dromore)
[PERS ID: 4413] Mrs Anne Percy (Bishop of Dromore)
[PERS ID: 3336] Mr Senhouse (of Nether Hall)
[PERS ID: 3333] Mr Watson (of Nether Hall)
[PERS ID: 3331] Dr William Withering (of Nether Hall)

Unique Places linked to this Case

13 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
SpecificDromore Manse Dromore North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificOrmiston Hill Kirknewton East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Country Ireland Europe certain
Place Dublin Mid Ireland Ireland Europe certain
SpecificNetherhall Estate Maryport North-West England Europe certain
Place Donaghadee North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
Place Dromore North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
SpecificHartfell Spa Moffat Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificHillsborough Castle Hillsborough North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
Place Hillsborough North Ireland Ireland Europe certain

Places and role of place

16 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 Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingDromore Manse Dromore North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterOrmiston Hill Kirknewton East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Ireland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Dublin Mid Ireland Ireland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherNetherhall Estate Maryport North-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Donaghadee North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Dromore North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherHartfell Spa Moffat Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherHillsborough Castle Hillsborough North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Hillsborough North Ireland Ireland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Dromore North Ireland Ireland Europe certain