Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:231]: Case of Lieutenant William Waddell who took ill while riding home drunk, suffers a 'Cynic Spasm' (facial paralysis) and undergoes a sweating treatment.

Documents in this case

7 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:220] 
Reply 'For Lieutt. Waddell' November? 1781?
 
[DOC ID:2093] 
Case note describing the case of William Waddell. Unsigned and undated, although probably some time around 12 November 1781. 12? November? 1781?
 
[DOC ID:2100] 
Letter from John Young, concerning the case of Lieutenant Waddell. 25 November 1781
 
[DOC ID:2110] 
Letter from John Young, concerning the ongoing case of Mr Waddell who is being repeatedly sweated for a paralytic condition which also includes occassionally experiencing a 'sounding' (noise) in his head. 6 December 1781
 
[DOC ID:2137]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Young, concerning the case of Mr Waddell and asking also for advice on his own symptoms. 27 January 1782
 
[DOC ID:260]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, "Captain Waddell", who seems to be recovering. 28 January 1782
 
[DOC ID:2209]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Young, concerning 'our Patient Captain Waddell of Crawhill', who has suffered some sort of paralysis, and also concerning his own complex array of symptoms including a skin eruption (Herpes). 16 May 1782
 

People involved in this case

6 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2272] Sir John Eliot (Elliot; Baronet)
[PERS ID: 2656] Admiral George Brydges Rodney (Admiral Rodney, 1st Baron Rodney)
[PERS ID: 188] Lieutenant William Waddell (Captain Waddell of Crawhill)
[PERS ID: 2952] Miss Waddell (Captain Waddell of Crawhill)
[PERS ID: 2953] Dr John Young (Captain Waddell of Crawhill)

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
SpecificBridghouse / Glenavon Linlithgow (Lithgow) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe inferred
Place Linlithgow (Lithgow) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Continent West Indies certain
Country Gibraltar Europe certain

Places and role of place

8 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
SpecificPlace of WritingBridghouse / Glenavon Linlithgow (Lithgow) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter London London and South-East England Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Linlithgow (Lithgow) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other West Indies certain
CountryMentioned / Other Gibraltar Europe certain