Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:185]: Case of Captain Thomas Fraser [Frazer] who now has a fever having long taken to his bed after a long history of real and, possibly imagined, complaints.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1123] 
Letter from Thomas Duncanson regarding the case of Captain [Thomas] Fraser, who he first reported to Cullen in 1767, and who consulted Cullen in person at Edinburgh in 1770 [no relevant letters traced]. Since last August Fraser has taken to his bed with what may be partly imagined ailments, but has recently developed a fever. Duncanson explains that his own bad health has obliged him to dictate this letter, but he adds a note at the end himself. 22 February 1775
 
[DOC ID:513] 
Reply 'For Captain Fraser', who has a remitting fever and enlarged spleen. 27 February 1775
 
[DOC ID:1134] 
Letter from Thomas Duncanson concerning the case of Captain Fraser. Duncan son has still not recieved a reply to his last letter to Cullen, 'tho I have been impatiently looking for a letter from you by every Post since'. 15 March 1775
 
[DOC ID:3776] 
Reply 'For Capt. Fraser' 20 March 1775
 
[DOC ID:365]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, 'To Mr Duncanson about Mr Grant'. This letter is addressed to Mr Thomas Duncanson regarding the case of the servant Robert Grant, further to his master Captain Urquhart's report of his case as conveyed via Duncanson in a previous letter. Cullen warns that the outcome in such cases is seldom favourable, but gives directions for his care. 29 November 1775
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1564] Mr Thomas Duncanson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1341] Captain Thomas Fraser (Frazer)
[PERS ID: 1566] Mr Robert Grant (Frazer)
[PERS ID: 1565] Captain Urquhart (Frazer)

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Forres East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

4 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 Forres East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Forres East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred