Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1876]: Case of an unnamed young man with a venereal infection who is being sent to London by Cullen and his associate, the surgeon Alexander Wood, to be seen by John Hunter.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:5084] 
Letter to John Hunter, concerning the case of an unnamed young gentleman 'of a lax and delicate constitution' who has been undergoing mercury treatment for syphilis. Cullen emphasises that 'he is a regular and sober young man and nothing is to be imputed to any tresspass in his manner of living'. He and Wood are sending the young man to consult Hunter in London. Cullen also adds to Hunter: 'We cannot conclude this letter without telling you, that now you are a man of Property in this Country we expect you will visit it'. 25 June 1785
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5111] Mr
[PERS ID: 5112] Dr
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 526] Mr John Hunter (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 588] Mr Alexander Wood (Professor Cullen)

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 London London and South-East England Europe inferred
Place Bath South-West England Europe certain

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
PlaceDestination of Letter London London and South-East England Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Bath South-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain