Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:479]: Case of Mrs Widdrington weakened by nursing her husband who died recently.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1829] 
Letter from Henry Richardson concerning the case of Mrs Widdrington, who has recently become weak after nursing her consumptive husband who died about six weeks earlier. 19 March 1780
 
[DOC ID:4588] 
Reply 'For Mrs Widdrington', who is ill after nursing her consumptive husband. Cullen observes, 'If it be pure weakness it may be recovered but if she has contracted any phthisical or putrid state from her husband I doubt of her recovery'. He prescribes strengthening and antiseptic treatments. 23 March 1780
 
[DOC ID:1830] 
Letter from Henry Richardson concerning the case of Mrs Widdrington. Refers to earlier exchanges. 26 March 1780
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4] Dr Henry Richardson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 689] Mrs Isabella Widdrington (Isabel)
[PERS ID: 775] Mr John Widdrington (of Hauxley and of Alnwick)

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Alnwick North-East England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

5 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 Alnwick North-East England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Alnwick North-East England Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Handstamp Alnwick North-East England Europe certain