Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2272]: Case of Mr Crawford [of Broadfield?] who suffered a strain which has effected his kidneys, as reported by Port Glasgow surgeon Alexander Molyson [Mollison].

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3991]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply to 'Al. Molyson Surgeon For Mr Crawfurd'. Advice to Alexander Mollison for treating Mr Crawfurd (one of Mollison's in-laws?), who has suffered a strain at Bridgeton, affecting his kidneys, and also has symptoms of a kidney stone. This needs to be passed or dissolved. Cullen refers him to his directions for 'Mr Burrows' (i.e. Mrs Burrow of Letter ID 380), and recommends the use of lixivium and opiates, with castor oil to temper costiveness. 31 January 1777
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 247] Mr Edward Burrow (at Port Glasgow, Esq.; Collector Burrow)
[PERS ID: 391] Mrs Anne Burrow (Burrows)
[PERS ID: 1725] Mr Crawfurd (Crawford; of Broadfield?)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 121] Mr Alexander Mollison (Molison, Molyson)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Port Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Bridgeton Glasgow and West Scotland 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 Port Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Bridgeton Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain