Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:2542]: Case of [Catherine or Elizabeth] Shaw who is under the care of Gavin Fullerton at Greenock for menstrual problems.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3589] 
Letter from Gavin Fullarton in Greenock, concerning the case of Miss Shaw, who is coming to visit Cullen in person, with her sisters Mrs (Mary) Campbell and Mrs (Jane) Penman. She suffers from headaches, abdominal pains and irregular menstruation. 24 September 1789
 
[DOC ID:5901] 
Reply 'For Miss Shaw' of Greenock, who has been to see Cullen in person with her sister Mrs Campbell. He advises on the use of laudanum, exercise and cold bathing for her period pains. He does not approve of her travelling to America. The addressee is probably Gavin Fullarton, her surgeon, although he is referred to in the third person. 1 October 1789
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5696] Mrs Mary Campbell
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 623] Mr Gavin Fullarton (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5695] Mrs Jane Penman (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5697] Miss Catharine or Elisabeth Shaw (Schaw)

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 Greenock Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Continent North America certain

Places and role of place

6 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 Greenock Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Greenock Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other North America certain