Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1834]: Case of 'little John Hamilton', also known familiarly as Master ' Jackie' or 'Jackey', the infant son of John Hamilton-Dundas of Westburn. The boy suffers from 'eruptions' or 'tumours' resembling smallpox, which recur on his feet.

Documents in this case

11 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2496] 
Letter from George McCallum, concerning the case of Jackie Hamilton. 9 August 1784
 
[DOC ID:4894] 
Reply, to George McCallum, concerning 'Jackey Hamilton'. 10 August 1784
 
[DOC ID:2500] 
Letter from George McCallum, concerning the case of 'our little patient' (Master J. Hamilton). 17 August 1784
 
[DOC ID:2514] 
Letter from George McCallum concerning the case of 'our little patient at Newhalls' (Master J. Hamilton). 13 September 1784
 
[DOC ID:4956] 
Reply to George McCallum, briefly noting how much bark to give Jackie Hamilton. 18 December 1784
 
[DOC ID:2611] 
Letter from Margaret Hamilton concerning the case of 'little John', who is now 'perfectly well the small pox quite over'. 6 May 1785
 
[DOC ID:5043] 
Letter to Miss Hamilton concerning the case of 'Jackie'. It seems that Jackie is a brother of the addressee; letter begins 'A Grandmothers anxiety and your Grandmothers in particular needs no apology for desiring me to relieve it'. Miss Hamilton is Jackie's paternal aunt. Mr Dundas may be Jackie's father, John Hamilton-Dundas of Westburn & Duddingston or another relative. 6 May 1785
 
[DOC ID:2622] 
Letter from John Hamilton concerning the case of 'little John', and mentioning Cullen's directions 'sent to my sister'. He tells Cullen that while the boy 'has continued very well', 'his Brothers are so stirring we were afraid they might hurt him', and 'its therefore determin'd to send him to the well & a good house with a timber floor'. 27 May 1785
 
[DOC ID:5061] 
Reply [to John Hamilton] concerning the case of his young son J. Hamilton. 28 May 1785
 
[DOC ID:2768] 
Letter from William Hamilton concerning the case of John Hamilton, son of Mr Hamilton of Westburn. He mentions also writing to Dr Fullarton about the case. 27 February 1786
 
[DOC ID:5215] 
Reply to Mr William Hamilton concerning the case of Mr John Hamilton's infant son. 1 March 1786
 

People involved in this case

16 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 544] Dr Henry Cullen (Harry, Dr Henry, "the young doctor" )
[PERS ID: 743] Mrs Anna Cullen (Harry, Dr Henry, "the young doctor" )
[PERS ID: 3369] Mr Dundas (Harry, Dr Henry, "the young doctor" )
[PERS ID: 623] Mr Gavin Fullarton (Harry, Dr Henry, "the young doctor" )
[PERS ID: 175] Dr William Hamilton (in Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 281] Miss Margaret Hamilton (in Glasgow)
[PERS ID: 3357] Mr John Hamilton (Jackie; Hamilton-Dundas)
[PERS ID: 3358] Mrs Grizel Hamilton (Hamilton-Dundas)
[PERS ID: 3368] Mrs Agnes Hamilton (Anne; of Westburn & Duddingston)
[PERS ID: 3428] Mr John Hamilton (Hamilton-Dundas; of Westburn and Duddingston)
[PERS ID: 5252] Miss Magdalane Elizabeth Hamilton (Maddy; of Westburn)
[PERS ID: 5253] Miss Mary Ann Hamilton (of Westburn; Mrs Gray (after 1799))
[PERS ID: 964] Earl James Maitland (of Lauderdale; Lord Lauderdale; 7th Earl of Lauderdale)
[PERS ID: 1950] George McCallum (of Lauderdale; Lord Lauderdale; 7th Earl of Lauderdale)
[PERS ID: 3359] Miss Scott (of Thirlestane?)

Unique Places linked to this Case

10 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificGlasgow College Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place South Queensferry (Queensferry) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Duddingston Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Newhalls Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Westburn (Cambuslang) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Moffat Borders Scotland Europe certain
Place Blantyre Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland 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
SpecificPlace of WritingGlasgow College Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Westburn (Cambuslang) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing South Queensferry (Queensferry) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Duddingston Edinburgh and East Scotland 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
SpecificDestination of LetterGlasgow College Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Westburn (Cambuslang) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter South Queensferry (Queensferry) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Newhalls Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Westburn (Cambuslang) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Moffat Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Blantyre Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Duddingston Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain