Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:436]: Case of the teenage Miss Murray of Broughton who has a log-standing pulmonary complaint and eventually starts to spit blood.

Documents in this case

6 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1113] 
Case note, probably sent as an enclosure, from John Gilchrist and William Hamilton, describing the history and treatment of Miss Murray (daughter of James Murray of Broughton), a 14-year-old girl with pulmonary symptoms. 20 January 1775
 
[DOC ID:1285]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Gilchrist concerning the case of Mrs Blackstock. 10 June 1776
 
[DOC ID:3901] 
Reply, for 'Miss Murray of Broughton'. Advice on diet and medicines for Miss Murray, who suffers from bloodspitting, which Cullen thinks 'nothing alarming' and links with menstrual obstruction. He recommends wintering in Naples. Unclear if it is to be sent to her father at Cally House or to Dr Gilchrist in Dumfries; as it includes prescriptions, perhaps more likely to be the latter. 15 August 1776
 
[DOC ID:5996] 
Reply concerning 'Miss Murray' who is traveling south to Italy concerning measures to prevent the return of her consumptive symptoms and the local availability of suitable types of milk. 21 August 1776
 
[DOC ID:1323]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from James Murray concerning the case of the Reverend Mr Cowper [Cooper], and reporting on the health of his daughter. 27 August 1776
 
[DOC ID:3913] 
Reply 'For Miss Murray'. Discusses Miss Murray's blood spitting and whether or not she should travel as planned. 31 August 1776
 

People involved in this case

8 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 612] Mrs Blackstock
[PERS ID: 1645] Reverend Cowper (Revd. Mr Cowper/Cooper)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 115] Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID: 2112] Dr William Hamilton (in Dumfries)
[PERS ID: 631] Miss Euphemia? Murray (of Broughton)
[PERS ID: 632] Mr James Murray (of Broughton)
[PERS ID: 5464] Lady Catherine Murray (of Broughton )

Unique Places linked to this Case

14 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Naples Italy Italy Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Place New York New York USA North America certain
Country Italy Europe certain
Country France Europe certain
Country England Europe certain
Region South of France France Europe certain
Continent Europe certain
SpecificCally House Gatehouse of Fleet Borders Scotland Europe certain
Place Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen) Germany Germany Europe certain
Country The Alps Europe certain

Places and role of place

18 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 Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingCally House Gatehouse of Fleet Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
CountryTherapeutic Recommendation Italy Europe certain
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Naples Italy Italy Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other New York New York USA North America certain
CountryMentioned / Other Italy Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other France Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other England Europe certain
RegionMentioned / Other South of France France Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherCally House Gatehouse of Fleet Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Aix-la-Chapelle (Aachen) Germany Germany Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other The Alps Europe certain