Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2013]: Case of the son of Mr Bowman who has a history of epilepsy. Mention made of treatment undertaken four years previously but no obvious connection with earlier cases in 1783.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3283] 
Letter from Alexander Dunlop on the case of the son of Mrs Bowman, daughter-in-law of Provost John Bowman. 18 December 1787
 
[DOC ID:3285] 
Letter from Mrs Bowman, concerning the case of her son. From content, possibly 21st Dec 1787? Concerns her son's teeth as his back teeth are late in cutting. Cullen appears to be suffering from a cold at this time. 21? December? 1787?
 
[DOC ID:5585] 
Reply concerning the case of Mrs Bowman's son. Inferred that the letter was sent to Alex. Dunlop. The recipe for the ointment that Cullen prescribes for the boy's spine is not included. It is given in another letter the next day - letter 5586. 21 December 1787
 
[DOC ID:5586] 
Reply concerning the case of Mrs Bowman's son, following a letter Cullen sent the day before. Contains the missing prescription for the ointment mentioned in letter 5585. Poor copy. 22 December 1787
 
[DOC ID:5591] 
Reply to an unnamed correspondent, identifiable as Mr Bowman, concerning his son's case. The son has been under observation in Edinburgh and Cullen thinks he has a brain condition. 1 January 1788
 

People involved in this case

6 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5454] Mrs Bannatine (Bannatyne)
[PERS ID: 5449] Mrs Bowman (Bannatyne)
[PERS ID: 5450] Mr Bowman (son)
[PERS ID: 5451] Mr John Bowman (son)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 591] Mr Alexander Dunlop (Sanders, Saunders)

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 Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

6 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 Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain