Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2481]: Case of Miss Riddell in Northumberland (relative of Mrs Dorothy Riddell), who may be threatened with an intermittent fever.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:5313]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter concerning the case of Miss Riddell, who 'has been and perhaps is still threatened with an intermittent', and Mrs Dorothy Riddell (probably her aunt), for whom Cullen prescribes a febrifuge, and whom he advises to leave Swinburne Castle if it is in a marshy or agueish area, for somewhere drier. The intended recipient may be Dr Jefferson, who attends the Riddells of Swinburne in other correspondence. 27 July 1786
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4332] Dr Thomas Jefferson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3387] Dr Charles Keith (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4376] Mrs Dorothy Riddell (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4377] Miss Mary? Riddell (Professor Cullen)

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 Hexham North-East England Europe inferred
SpecificSwinburne Castle Swineburn North-East England Europe certain

Places and role of place

3 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 Hexham North-East England Europe inferred
SpecificMentioned / OtherSwinburne Castle Swineburn North-East England Europe certain