Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:28]: Case of Robert Sanderson who has a stiff neck and urinary problems.

Documents in this case

13 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1363]  Linked to other Cases  
Covering letter from John Davidson of Ravelrigg to arrange a meeting with Cullen, regarding the case of his brother-in-law Robert Sanderson, and mentioning his own symptoms of 'an irregular Gout' and anxiety. He is staying at Mr Graham's house in Milne's Square. 8? February 1777
 
[DOC ID:1364] 
Letter from Robert Sanderson to his brother-in-law John Davidson of Ravelrigg concerning his symptoms: a painful stiff neck brought on by cold (a draught from a press), low spirits and urinary problems. He says that he is glad the Davidsons are better, and refers to some financial business with his wife (Mr Davidson's sister) and with a Mr G. Home. 8 February 1777
 
[DOC ID:1365] 
Letter from Dr John Lorrain, concerning the case of Robert Sanderson. It was originally enclosed within Letter ID 1364, to Robert Sanderson's brother-in-law John Davidson of Ravelrigg, and in turn enclosed by him within Letter ID:1363 to William Cullen. Place of writing is inferred from Robert Sanderson writing ID: 1364 from Duns. 8? February? 1777
 
[DOC ID:5938] 
Letter from John Lorrain concerning the ongoing case of Robert Sanderson who has urinary problems. Dr Lorrain reports on the effects of Dover's Powders which have induced sweating. 17 February 1777
 
[DOC ID:4005] 
Reply headed 'To Mr Lorrain C[oncerning] Mr [Robert] Sanderson' 20 February 1777
 
[DOC ID:1368] 
Letter from John Lorrain regarding the case of Mr [Robert] Sanderson. 22 February 1777
 
[DOC ID:1369] 
Letter from Robert Sanderson to John Davidson, regarding his own case. 22 February 1777
 
[DOC ID:1375] 
Letter from John Lorrain regarding the case of Mr Sanderson. 25 February 1777
 
[DOC ID:1373] 
Letter from John Lorrain, concerning the case of Mr [Robert] Sanderson. Covering letter for his letter to John Davidson (Doc [ID:1374]). 25 February 1777
 
[DOC ID:1374] 
Brief covering note, dated 'Thursday night', to Cullen from John Davidson, enclosing Letter ID:1373, dated 25 February (a Tuesday) from John Lorrain concerning the case of Mr Robert Sanderson. 'Mr Sanderson will be waiting with anxiety untill he has some further advice'. 27 February 1777
 
[DOC ID:4007] 
Reply, 'Dr Hall at Duns about Mr Sanderson' 4 March 1777
 
[DOC ID:1381] 
Letter from James Hall concerning the case of Mr. Robert Sanderson who became delirious and furious from the agonies of a severe headache after not heeding Hall's advice. Postscript mentions Sanderson's brother-in-law, John Davidson of Ravelrigg. 5 March 1777
 
[DOC ID:4010] 
Reply 'Dr Hall C Mr Sanderson' 8? March? 1777?
 

These documents contain one or more that share the same date. We have manually applied an order based on what we know.

People involved in this case

10 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1313] Mr John Davidson (of Ravelrigg)
[PERS ID: 1544] Mrs Hannah Davidson (of Ravelrigg)
[PERS ID: 1561] Mr Graham (of Ravelrigg)
[PERS ID: 4799] Dr James Hall (of Ravelrigg)
[PERS ID: 1552] Mr G. Home (of Ravelrigg)
[PERS ID: 92] Mr Robert Ligertwood (of Ravelrigg)
[PERS ID: 1621] Dr John Lorrain (of Ravelrigg)
[PERS ID: 1550] Mr Robert Sanderson (of Ravelrigg)
[PERS ID: 1554] Mrs Annie? Sanderson (of Ravelrigg)

Unique Places linked to this Case

6 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Duns (Dunse) Borders Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificMylne's Court Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificMilne's Square Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Ravelrigg Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

11 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 Duns (Dunse) Borders Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificPlace of WritingMylne's Court Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Duns (Dunse) Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Ravelrigg Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterMylne's Court Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterMilne's Square Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Ravelrigg Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherMilne's Square Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Duns (Dunse) Borders Scotland Europe certain