Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:361]: Case of Mr [Archibald?] Buchanan who calls on Cullen over his chest pains and cough.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1249] 
Enclosed document with copies of four letters from J. O. Merry, dated between 1775 and 1776, giving his directions for 'Archy', an otherwise unnamed male patient at Campbeltown, identifiable as Mr Archibald Buchanan from Merry's cover-letter ( ID:1261), in which this document was enclosed. February 1776
 
[DOC ID:1261] 
Short letter from J. O. Merry regarding the case of Mr Buchanan and the copying of some 'extracts' concerning his case [The enclosures identified as ID:1249]. A postscript adds that Merry and Buchanan will call upon Cullen. Although addressed to Cullen, this cover letter is not addressed to him, as he is mentioned in it. Rather it is for a third party who are arranging to meet Cullen and deliver the enclosed 'extracts'. March 1776
 
[DOC ID:1252] 
Letter from James Owen Merry, regarding the case of Mr Buchanan. He states that 'every approved Idea, in my opinion and advices to Mr. Buchanan, were all your own', and discusses reading Cullen's lectures and visiting him in person. He also mentions a perceived increase in 'disorders of the Breast' and its possible causes, including smallpox inoculations. 12 March 1776
 

People involved in this case

7 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1665]
[PERS ID: 1666] Mrs
[PERS ID: 1664] Archibald Buchanan (Archy)
[PERS ID: 1663] Mr C (Archy)
[PERS ID: 1662] Colonel Campbell (Archy)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 574] Mr James Owen Merry (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

10 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Campbeltown (Campbelltown) West Highlands Scotland Europe certain
SpecificOld Custom House Stair Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificParliament Square Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Country Portugal Europe certain
Region South of Spain Spain Europe certain
Region Canary Isles Spain Europe certain
Country England Europe certain
Country Holland Europe certain
Country Germany Europe certain

Places and role of place

12 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Campbeltown (Campbelltown) West Highlands Scotland Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingOld Custom House Stair Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingParliament Square Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
CountryTherapeutic Recommendation Portugal Europe certain
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation South of Spain Spain Europe certain
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation Canary Isles Spain Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Campbeltown (Campbelltown) West Highlands Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Holland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Germany Europe certain