Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:561]: Case of the Reverend John Noble who had a weak stomach and nervous headaches before suffering a paralytic attack.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1176] 
Letter from William Baillie giving the case of a Mr Noble, the 'Uncle in Law' of the letter's bearer. Hand-delivered. Baillie describes how Noble, a minister, has suffered 'a palsy' (stroke). 12 November 1775
 
[DOC ID:360] 
Reply 'For the Revd Mr Noble'. Cullen says that the patient is in no immediate danger, but recommends a cephalic electuary, laxative pills, and either a perpetual issue in the crown of the head or a pea issue either side of the neck. He also recommends having the paralysed arm and leg brushed with a flesh brush. 14 November 1775
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1604] Mr William Baillie
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1727] John Dickson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1603] Reverend John Noble (of Libberton)

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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Biggar Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

4 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 Biggar Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Biggar Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred