Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:584]: Case of Miss Polly Hamilton who is advised to take salt water.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1377] 
Letter from James Hamilton of Bangour regarding the case of his daughter Polly. A short note to say the medicines have had not effect other than being laxative. 3 March 1778
 
[DOC ID:1378] 
Reply, in the form of a retained loose draft, with directions for Miss Polly Hamilton, daughter of James Hamilton of Bangour, prescribing her a course of drinking sea water, mixed with spring water. Cullen gives guidance on collecting the sea water to be used. She is also to bathe in the sea. date inferred ono the bias of this being the reply to her father's letter of 3 March 1778 (Letter ID:1377). 7? March? 1778?
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1826] Miss Polly Hamilton (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1827] Mr James Hamilton (of Bangour)
[PERS ID: 1828] Mrs Margaret Hamilton (of Bangour)

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 Bangour Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

5 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 Bangour Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Bangour Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Bangour Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain