Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2323]: Case of John Millar, a former student of Cullen's who, while seeking advice on treating the convulsive disorders of children reports his own severe stomach disorder.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3453] 
Letter from John Millar, Stornoway, a former student of Cullen's. He writes about Cullen's observation on tetanus being more common in the Highlands than the Lowlands. He has seen many children killed by it and offers his observations on the progress of the disease 'for the benefit of society'. Millar was a student of Cullen's. 20 January 1789
 
[DOC ID:3480] 
Letter from John Millar, concerning the cases of children with a 'convulsive disease'. He also asks about his own case including 'a more frequent desire to piss'. 17 March 1789
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5565] Mr Mauver (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5562] Mr John Millar (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Stornoway Western Isles Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Highlands East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Isle of Lewis Western Isles Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

4 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Stornoway Western Isles Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Highlands East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Isle of Lewis Western Isles Scotland Europe certain