Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:368]: Case of David McLean who sends a very long account of his various 'nervous' symptoms following an injury to his foot; later, in 1784, he contacts Cullen again over the ill-effects of living in a damp house.

Documents in this case

8 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1684] 
Letter from David McClean, consisting of a short cover letter and a twenty-four page case note on his own case. 1 June 1779
 
[DOC ID:4462] 
Reply headed 'Mr Maclean of Stranrawer'. Cullen encourages him to take the 'air' by first acclimatising himself to a cold room, then horse riding. He should also gradually employ a cold water treatment. 22 June 1779
 
[DOC ID:1847] 
Letter from David McClean at Stranraer, concerning his own case, with idiosyncratic spellings and capitalisation. 8 May 1780
 
[DOC ID:962] 
Reply 'For Mr David McLean'. Cullen is '[g]lad you have made some progress towards better health'. 15 May 1780
 
[DOC ID:2390] 
Lengthy letter from David McClean, concerning his own case. 4 January 1784
 
[DOC ID:2411] 
Letter from David McClean, concerning his own case. He also mentions that he has had no reply to his previous letter to Cullen, and has 'been under Great Anxiety for an answer'. 6 March 1784
 
[DOC ID:2464] 
Letter from David McClean, concerning his own case. 28 May 1784
 
[DOC ID:4844] 
Reply, 'Mr David Maclean'. Cullen mentions in a postscript that he is happy to 'put your Papers into any bodies hands you please', and mentions that 'Dr Gregory can advise you very well and has much more time to attend you than I have'. 3 June 1784
 

People involved in this case

8 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3868] Dr Gregory (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 312] Dr John Hope (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 656] Mr David Maclean (Mclean, McClean)
[PERS ID: 4106] Mr McAdam (Mclean, McClean)
[PERS ID: 4105] Mr Milroy (Mclean, McClean)
[PERS ID: 89] Professor Alexander Monro (secundus; Munro )
[PERS ID: 4107] Mr Thomas Naismith (secundus; Munro )

Unique Places linked to this Case

7 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Stranraer Borders Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificThe University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Lisbon Portugal Portugal Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Liverpool North-West England 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 inferred
PlacePlace of Writing Stranraer Borders Scotland 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 Stranraer Borders Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificDestination of LetterThe University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Lisbon Portugal Portugal Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Liverpool North-West England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Stranraer Borders Scotland Europe certain