Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2264]: Case of Captain Campbell who has developed eye problems.

Documents in this case

8 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3526] 
Letter from William Sinclair on the case of Captain Campbell. Includes a note from James Nicolson who was a student of Cullen's. Sinclair's letter refers to a case note by Campbell's grandmother [Lady Janet Sinclair] which is not included. 3 June 1789
 
[DOC ID:5832] 
Reply 'For Captain Campbell' 10 June 1789
 
[DOC ID:3545] 
Letter from William Sinclair, Thurso Castle, concerning the case of Captain Campbell. Includes a note from James Nicolson. Sinclair was a student of Cullen's in 1769. 1 July 1789
 
[DOC ID:3555]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from William Sinclair concerning the case of Captain Campbell. He writes that Dr Sinclair will be having to give a fuller account. He hopes for advice from Cullen and Dr Monro. "I have this day transmitted, [the] case of Mr McLeod at Murkle marked XYZ by his direction ...". Unable to locate this patient or case. 18 July 1789
 
[DOC ID:3559] 
Letter from William Sinclair concerning the case of Captain Campbell. He refers to his previous letters of 13th, 15th , 18th, 20th and 22nd. All former letters were carried to Sir John Sinclair of Ulbster although this one was given to John Campbell, the Captain's friend. Dr Sinclair, the writer's cousin, will give Cullen and Monro further information. 27 July 1789
 
[DOC ID:3562] 
Two letters from William Sinclair. The first is addressed to John Campbell, Writer to the Signet, Edinburgh, in which Sinclair writes that he had heard nothing from Sir John Sinclair 'under whose care all my letters to Doctor Cullen were sent'. The second is a letter which Campbell is to pass on to Cullen, in which William Sinclair suggests bringing the patient to Leith by water. 29 July 1789
 
[DOC ID:3567] 
Letter from William Sinclair on the case of Captain Campbell. He again lists the letters that he sent under Sir John Sinclair's cover but fears they have miscarried. The letter is addressed to John Campbell with instructions to deliver it to Cullen. He also writes that Lady Janet Sinclair 'desires me to mention his loss of sight'. 1 August 1789
 
[DOC ID:3575] 
Letter from Mr Campbell. Covering letter for an enclosed letter from William Sinclair, which is likely to be document 3545. He asks for the advice of Cullen and Dr Monro. A note from Monro to Cullen is added which states that the letter contained nothing new so he referred Sinclair to their previous letters. The indexing note on the reverse states that the letter was answered by Monro. 15 August 1789
 

People involved in this case

17 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5401] Captain Patrick Campbell
[PERS ID: 5669] John Campbell
[PERS ID: 5862] Mrs Campbell
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 544] Dr Henry Cullen (Harry, Dr Henry, "the young doctor" )
[PERS ID: 545] Dr Archibald Cullen (Ar or Arch)
[PERS ID: 742] Lord (Judge) Robert Cullen (Lord Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5432] Mrs Fenella Cullen (Lord Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5863] Mr Jeffrey (Lord Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5864] Mr McLeod (of Murkle)
[PERS ID: 89] Professor Alexander Monro (secundus; Munro )
[PERS ID: 5433] Mr James Nicolson (secundus; Munro )
[PERS ID: 1881] Dr William Sinclair (secundus; Munro )
[PERS ID: 4360] Lady Janet Sinclair (Lady Sutherland )
[PERS ID: 5435] Mr George Sinclair (of Ulbster)
[PERS ID: 5657] Sir John Sinclair (of Ulbster)
[PERS ID: 5670] Dr Sinclair (of Ulbster)

Unique Places linked to this Case

7 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
SpecificThurso Castle Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Leith Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Murkle North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

10 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 Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingThurso Castle Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Leith Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Leith Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Murkle North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain