Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1915]: Case of Miss Hercy [Hearsy] Gavin who has a chest complaint, suspected to be consumption with other symptoms including an eruption on her face and who is to travel to France.

Documents in this case

7 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:5273]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter to an unnamed female addressee [presumably Lady Betty] concerning the case of Miss Hercy. May 1786
 
[DOC ID:2832] 
Letter from James Hall, giving the case of Miss Hearsy Gavin at the request of Lady Betty. 16 June 1786
 
[DOC ID:5286] 
Reply concerning the case of 'Miss Hercy Gavin' the patient mentioned as 'Miss Hercy' in earlier letters. 19 June 1786
 
[DOC ID:2847] 
Letter from James Hall concerning the case of Miss Hearsy Gavin, sent 'by Desire of Lady Betty Gavin'. 7 July 1786
 
[DOC ID:5304] 
Reply concerning the case of Miss Hercy Gavin. 10 July 1786
 
[DOC ID:2855] 
Letter from James Hall concerning the case of Miss Hearsy Gavin. 21 July 1786
 
[DOC ID:5312] 
Reply concerning the case of Miss Hercy Gavin, whose symptoms 'go on from bad to worse'. 24 July 1786
 

People involved in this case

9 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5189]
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5187] Miss Hercy Christina Maria Gavin (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5188] Lady Elizabeth Gavin (Betty)
[PERS ID: 5211] Miss Mary Turner Gavin (Betty)
[PERS ID: 4799] Dr James Hall (Betty)
[PERS ID: 964] Earl James Maitland (of Lauderdale; Lord Lauderdale; 7th Earl of Lauderdale)
[PERS ID: 5190] Countess Mary Turner Maitland (Lady Lauderdale)
[PERS ID: 588] Mr Alexander Wood (Lady Lauderdale)

Unique Places linked to this Case

8 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Duns (Dunse) Borders Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Region South of France France Europe certain
Place Wooler North-East England Europe certain
Place Langton North-East England Europe certain
SpecificLangton House Gavinton North-East England Europe certain
SpecificHaltoun House / Hatton House Ratho Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

12 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 Duns (Dunse) Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Duns (Dunse) Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Langton North-East England Europe inferred
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation South of France France Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Wooler North-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Langton North-East England Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherLangton House Gavinton North-East England Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherHaltoun House / Hatton House Ratho Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Duns (Dunse) Borders Scotland Europe certain