Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:552]: Case of Mr Sligo whose symptoms, Cullen thinks are rooted his stomach rather than his breast.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:312] 
Reply with directions 'For Mr Sligo', whose complaints Cullen believes to arise from the stomach and bowels rather than the breast. He recommends a long journey, preferably on horseback, and gives detailed dietary advice along with a recipe for laxative pills and stomachic powders. No incoming letter traced so possibly directions given after a consultation visit. July? 1775?
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1436] Mr Sligo ((possibly) of Aldham or Auldhame, E Lothian)

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
Region Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

2 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
RegionDestination of Letter Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred