Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:364]: Case of Lord Daer (Basil Douglas), whose symptoms leave his family concerned that he may have consumption.

Documents in this case

7 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1837] 
Letter from the Earl of Selkirk concerning the case of his son, Lord Daer, who is currently at the Barbaulds' academy in England. Selkirk, who is on his way south and seriously concerned that his son and heir may be consumptive, sends various reports from local and London practitioners who have all been consulted. 10 April 1780
 
[DOC ID:1838] 
Notes from Lord Daer's letters home concerning the state of his health, probably made by Lady and Lord Selkirk. 10 April 1780
 
[DOC ID:1840] 
Letter from the Earl of Selkirk, concerning the case of his son, Lord Daer who is attending the Barbauld's school at Palgrave. He repeats much of his last letter fearing it may have been stolen in the post. 12 April 1780
 
[DOC ID:1841] 
'A copy of Dr Murrays Letter to Dr Wm Fordyce from Norwich', concerning the case of Lord Daer [the son of the Earl of Selkirk] 13 April 1780
 
[DOC ID:952] 
Reply 'For Lord Daer', answering a request for advice from his concerned father the Earl of Selkirk. Cullen instructs that Daer, at school in Norfolk, be 'brought immediately to Hampstead, that is, nearer Dr [William] Fordyce' 17 April 1780
 
[DOC ID:2230]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from the Earl of Selkirk concerning his son, Lord Daer, and his other children. He asks Cullen to write to Lady Selkirk at St Mary's Isle with advice on a 'way of managing the influenza'. 11 June 1782
 
[DOC ID:616] 
Reply to Lady Selkirk concerning Lord Daer 8 August 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

24 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1013] Mrs Anna Letitia Barbauld
[PERS ID: 1016] Reverend Rochmont Barbauld
[PERS ID: 352] Dr Gilbert Blane
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 885] Lord Basil William Douglas (Lord Daer)
[PERS ID: 886] Earl Dunbar Douglas (Lord Selkirk, 4th Earl of Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1017] Lady Helen Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1068] John Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1069] Alexander Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1070] Lady Mary Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1071] Dunbar Douglas (Lady Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 1072] Earl Thomas Douglas (5th Earl of Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 2291] Helen Douglas (5th Earl of Selkirk)
[PERS ID: 2292] Elizabeth Douglas (Eliza)
[PERS ID: 2293] Katherine Douglas (Eliza)
[PERS ID: 1014] Mrs Elliot (of Park St, Grosvenor Sq. London)
[PERS ID: 1025] Miss Elliot (of Park St, Grosvenor Sq. London)
[PERS ID: 887] Dr William Fordyce (Sir William Fordyce)
[PERS ID: 1018] Mrs Hamilton (Sir William Fordyce)
[PERS ID: 1015] Mr John Marissal (Sir William Fordyce)
[PERS ID: 1024] Mrs Susannah Marissal (Marisall)
[PERS ID: 1073] John Maxwell (of Terraughtie and Munshes)
[PERS ID: 3222] Mr Alexander Maxwell (of Terraughtie and Munshes)
[PERS ID: 2708] Dr Murray (of Terraughtie and Munshes)

Unique Places linked to this Case

23 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
Place Buroughbridge (Burrowbridge / Burrow Bridge) North-East England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificPark St, Grosvenor's Sq. London London and South-East England Europe inferred
Place Hampstead London and South-East England Europe certain
SpecificBristol Wells Bristol South-West England Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Place Kirkcudbright Borders Scotland Europe certain
Country Scotland Europe certain
Place Caxton East England Europe certain
Place Cheam London and South-East England Europe certain
Place Stilton East England Europe certain
Place Diss East England Europe certain
Place Norwich East England Europe certain
Place Palgrave East England Europe certain
Place Longtown North-West England Europe certain
Place Cumberland North-West England Europe certain
Place St Mary's Isle Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificBerkeley Square London London and South-East England Europe certain
Place Norfolk East England Europe certain
SpecificBanstead Downs Banstead London and South-East England Europe certain

Places and role of place

33 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 Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Caxton East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Buroughbridge (Burrowbridge / Burrow Bridge) North-East England Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificDestination of LetterPark St, Grosvenor's Sq. London London and South-East England Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Hampstead London and South-East England Europe certain
SpecificTherapeutic RecommendationBristol Wells Bristol South-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Kirkcudbright Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Hampstead London and South-East England Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherPark St, Grosvenor's Sq. London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Caxton East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Cheam London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Stilton East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Diss East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Norwich East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Palgrave East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Longtown North-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Cumberland North-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other St Mary's Isle Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherBerkeley Square London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Norfolk East England Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherBanstead Downs Banstead London and South-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Buroughbridge (Burrowbridge / Burrow Bridge) North-East England Europe certain