Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:1940]: Case of John Hunter, a student at Glasgow College (University), who is about to travel to Madeira for the winter after developing a chest complain.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2887]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from A. Stevenson, listing ships he knows of that will be calling at Madeira. The son of Mr Hunter of Paisley will be travelling on, one, the Hope, and he will ask if it would be 'agreeable to him that your party join him'. Mentions a patient, a Mrs Murdoch in a postscript. Illegible handstamp. 26 September 1786
 
[DOC ID:2920] 
Letter from William Farquharson, concerning the case of Robert Hunter's son John, a Glasgow student, and mentioning another patient a Mr James Brown. 1 October 1786
 
[DOC ID:2894]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Alexander Taylor, concerning the case of Robert Hunter's son. The patient had been advised to go to Madeira. 3 October 1786
 
[DOC ID:5346] 
Reply headed 'For Mr John Hunter', including a recipe and a list of provisions for sailing to Madeira. 6 October 1786
 
[DOC ID:3009]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from William Farquharson, reporting the deaths of Mrs Paisley; and Mr Hunter in Madeira. He also mentions enclosing a case, but this is missing. March 1787
 

People involved in this case

12 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3827] Mr Alice
[PERS ID: 3825] Mr James Brown
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 663] Mr William Farquharson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3674] Mr Hunter (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3822] Mr Robert Hunter (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3823] Mr John Hunter (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3826] Mrs Hunter (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4029] Mrs Amelia Murdoch (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3673] Mrs Paisley (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 563] Dr Alexander Stevenson (Professor; of Dalgairn )
[PERS ID: 207] Dr Alexander Taylor (Sanders)

Unique Places linked to this Case

12 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Country Jamaica West Indies certain
Place Paisley Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificGlasgow College Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Country France Europe certain
Continent Europe certain
Place Bristol South-West England Europe certain
Country Barbados West Indies certain
Place Cork South Ireland Ireland Europe certain
Place Largs Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Region Madeira Spain Europe certain

Places and role of place

18 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Paisley Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Paisley Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation Madeira Spain Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Jamaica West Indies certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Paisley Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherGlasgow College Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other France Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Bristol South-West England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Barbados West Indies certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Cork South Ireland Ireland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Largs Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
RegionMentioned / Other Madeira Spain Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Paisley Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain