Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:443]: Case of Mr Henry Lochead who regularly travels between Virginia and Glasgow who has a genito-urinary complaint which may be venereal.

Documents in this case

12 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3694] 
Reply, 'To Mr Spence about Mr _____ Virginia'. The patient is identifiable as Mr Henry Lochead from Cullen's remarks to him in letter 3721. Cullen is 'very glad to know [the] state of practice in Virginia & [the] conduct of my pupils there' before discussing his continued treatment for a mismanaged venereal complaint. 2 April 1774
 
[DOC ID:1114] 
Letter from John Lindsay concerning the case of Henry Lochhead. A letter from Lochhead was enclosed, but only one page remains, containing Lochhead's signature. 20 January 1775
 
[DOC ID:3721] 
Reply, 'For Mr Lochead'. 22 January 1775
 
[DOC ID:3961] 
Reply, 'For Mr Harry Lochead'. Cullen advises Mr Lochead on how to protect against rheumatism in the cold weather and his continued treatment for a urinary tract complaint. 2 December 1776
 
[DOC ID:3962] 
Reply, 'For the same....'. This almost certainly refers to Mr Harry Lochead of the previous letter in the case-book whose symptoms and treatments match) advising on precautions to be taken when using a bougie, including avoiding walking, riding horseback and 'intercourse with the sex'. 7 December 1776
 
[DOC ID:1399] 
Letter from Henry Lochhead, concerning his own case. He continues to use bougies to treat his urinary problem but has recently experienced a new and severe pain when making water; he is willing to travel to Edinburgh as he only wants to speak with Cullen. 2 May 1777
 
[DOC ID:4054] 
Reply, to 'Mr Henry Lochead'. Cullen gives Lochead brief advice on continuing the use of bougies etc. 8 May 1777
 
[DOC ID:1404] 
Letter from Henry Lochhead concerning his own case. 8 May 1777
 
[DOC ID:1478] 
Letter from Henry Lochhead, concerning his own case. He describes his experience with using bougies for urinary problems. He also refers to his business difficulties related to the bankruptcy of Buchanan, Hastie & Co., and the fact he has to travel to America, despite 'the disorder that yet prevails in that country'. He is going to be incognito because of the bankruptcy-related issues. 28 January 1778
 
[DOC ID:4220] 
Reply, 'For Henry Lochhead Esqr'. Short note with advice on lifestyle, bougie use, and medications to keep his urinary ailments at bay: 'I hope there is no occasion for renouncing entirely Venereal Pleasure, but be very cautious'. 21 February 1778
 
[DOC ID:1496] 
Letter from Henry Lochhead regarding his own case. He describes his history of venereal and urinary tract problems and their treatments back to summer 1773. He discusses in particular his experiences with using bougies, and his treatment by a Dr Bland, whom he describes as a pupil of Cullen. From the internal evidence of the letter, Lochhead is presently staying in lodgings on Nicolson Street. Presumably because of his business troubles (see Letter 1478), he is still incognito and using the name 'Logan'. 24 February 1778
 
[DOC ID:3195] 
A letter from Henry Lochhead, concerning his own case. He gives details of his previous treatments and states he was badly treated by his previous physicians, Drs Hall, Black and Currie. He takes pains to recommend Dr Bland to Cullen, as Bland afforded him the greatest relief and he has heard Cullen does not have a high opinion of Bland. Lochead has been reading the work of Le Dran 'on surgery'. July 1787
 

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People involved in this case

18 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5896]
[PERS ID: 3310] Dr Black
[PERS ID: 2237] Dr Bland
[PERS ID: 3318] Mr Bauldy Carcior
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 468] Dr James Currie (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3309] Dr Hall (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3314] Dr Hard (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3311] Mr Jameson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 3312] Dr Henri Fran├žois Le Dran (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 799] Mr John Lindsay (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 44] Mr Henry Lochhead (Harry, 'Mr Logan')
[PERS ID: 2202] Mr James Marshall (Harry, 'Mr Logan')
[PERS ID: 2238] Mrs Richardson (Harry, 'Mr Logan')
[PERS ID: 2276] Mr Spence (Harry, 'Mr Logan')
[PERS ID: 2902] Mrs Thomson (Harry, 'Mr Logan')
[PERS ID: 588] Mr Alexander Wood (Harry, 'Mr Logan')
[PERS ID: 800] Mr George Younger (Harry, 'Mr Logan')

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 Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Liverpool North-West England Europe inferred
SpecificNicolson Street Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificNew Wynd Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificThe University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Bath South-West England Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
Region Virginia USA North America certain
SpecificMylne's Court Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Country USA North America certain
Place Inveraray West Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Kilsyth Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

20 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 Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Liverpool North-West England Europe inferred
SpecificPlace of WritingNicolson Street Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingNew Wynd Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
RegionDestination of Letter Virginia USA North America certain
SpecificDestination of LetterThe University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterMylne's Court Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Bath South-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
RegionMentioned / Other Virginia USA North America certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherMylne's Court Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other USA North America certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Inveraray West Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Kilsyth Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain