Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:573]: Case of an unnamed male patient who lost his health after becoming ill in Jamaica.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1343] 
Letter from John Ravenscroft in Liverpool, concerning a 21 year old unnamed male patient who 'lost his health in Jamaica' and has been suffering from a muscular weakness of his lower limbs which rendered him unable to walk. When he returned to Liverpool in August 1776, Ravenscroft cared for him as a houseguest, before the young man returned to Scotland. 11 January 1777
 
[DOC ID:3983] 
Reply headed 'For Dr Ravenscrofts freind'. Answers Letter ID:1343, concerning a young man of about twenty-one returned from Jamaica with broken health which might develop into phthisis. 17 January 1777
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1653]
[PERS ID: 1658] Mr
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1657] Dr John Ravenscroft (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

6 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 inferred
Country Jamaica West Indies certain
Country Scotland Europe certain
Continent West Indies certain
Place Liverpool North-West England Europe certain

Places and role of place

7 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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Liverpool North-West England Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Jamaica West Indies certain
CountryMentioned / Other Scotland Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other West Indies certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Liverpool North-West England Europe certain