Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:521]: Case of Mr Potts who may have gout.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1173] 
Reply 'For Mr Potts', whose stomach ailments Cullen considers arise from 'a Gouty disposition'. Cold bathing is not advised, but he tentatively suggests Buxton in the summer. Recipes are attached for laxative pills and stomach drops. Probably sent to James Wood, surgeon in Berwick. This is a neater copy of [DOC ID:343] with minor variations. 8 October 1775
 
[DOC ID:4108]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply to 'Mr James Wood Surgeon at Berwick C. Messrs Potts & Bell', with much discussion of the value, or otherwise, of cold bathing. 19 August 1777
 

These documents contain one or more that share the same date. We have manually applied an order based on what we know.

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1669] Mr Bell (Master Bell)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1535] Dr Nicolson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1534] Mr Potts (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 408] Mr James Wood (of Berwick)

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 Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe inferred
Place Buxton Midlands England Europe certain

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
PlaceDestination of Letter Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Buxton Midlands England Europe certain