Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:301]: Case of Mrs Wyvill who has a disease of the breast.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:152] 
Reply, 'For Mrs Wyvil'. Directions for Mrs Wyvil regarding a disease of the breast. This letter is closely related to letter 1335. Letter 1335 appears to be an incomplete, scribal draft. Letter 152 appears to be a composite, comprised of an incomplete scribal copy (pp. 1-4) and a machine copy of a complete version of the same letter in Cullen's hand (pp. 5-7). 20 June 1781
 
[DOC ID:151]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, 'For Mrs Harrison'. Directions regarding Mrs Harrison's onging condition. Cullen mentions his other reply to 2019, regarding Mrs Wyvil (letter 152), which he seems to have composed first. 20 June 1781
 
[DOC ID:273]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, for 'Mrs Wyvil'. Addressed to Richard Story, concerning Mrs Wyvil's breast cancer. Also mentions Mrs Harrison. 21 February 1782
 
[DOC ID:2019]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from a former student of Cullen, Richard Story, concerning the cases of Mrs Harrison and Mrs Wyvill, who both have tumours in their breasts. Mrs Harrison, accompanied by Mrs Wyvill, hand-delivered the letter to Cullen (possibly at the University of Edinburgh) and told him further particulars of her case. Cullen replies in letters 151 and 152, after he has examined the two patients. 14 June 1781
 
[DOC ID:2164]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Richard Story, concerning the worsening case of Mrs Wyvil and reporting on the improvement of Mrs Harrison's. 14? February 1782
 

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

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 4031]
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 117] Mrs Harrison (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 118] Dr Richard Story (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 119] Mrs Wyvil (Wyvill)

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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Penrith North-West England Europe inferred
SpecificThe University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

7 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 Penrith North-West England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Penrith North-West England Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherThe University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Penrith North-West England Europe certain