Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:51]: Case of Major Charles Hamilton of Fairholme with palpitations and uneasiness in breathing.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:96] 
Reply, 'Major Hamilton of Fairholme', addressed to the patient. Major Hamilton is heavily overweight and has lung and heart problems. Cullen recommends as exercise “always carrying a weeding hook” and “pruning trees”, as well as riding. Cullen addresses the major as "Dear Charles". 30 June 1770
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1250] Thommy Aikman
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 30] Major Charles Hamilton (Major Charles Hamilton of Fairholme)
[PERS ID: 1249] Mrs Hamilton (Major Charles Hamilton of Fairholme)

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificFairholme Kirkton East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

3 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
SpecificDestination of LetterFairholme Kirkton East Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificMentioned / OtherFairholme Kirkton East Highlands Scotland Europe certain