Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:496]: Case of Mrs Ewart of Mullock who has had many children and whose complaints are associated with her 'time of life'.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1170] 
Loose document describing the case of 'Mrs Ewart of Mullock aged about 58'. She has nursed nine children and the "Catamenia left her several years ago without any apparent alteration in her constitution' (i.e. she passed the menopause), but 'about two years ago her health has been upon the decline which she herself imputes to a sudden shock her mind sustained by a piece of disagreeable Intelligence'. An enclosed note on medicines is mentioned but untraced. This document could itself have been an enclosure but no cover-letter has been identified. October 1775
 
[DOC ID:346] 
Reply 'For Mrs Ewart'. Cullen believes the weakness she complains of is due to loss of blood and other causes, but 'marks no particular disease'. He suggests blistering and exercise. 15 October 1775
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1457] Mrs Margaret Ewart (of Mulloch, Mullock)
[PERS ID: 1512] Mr James Ewart (of Mulloch, Mullock)
[PERS ID: 1494] Dr Gordon (of Mulloch, Mullock)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
Place Mullock Borders 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 Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Mullock Borders Scotland Europe certain