Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:590]: Case of James [Innes?], customs officer at Irvine, who has been for the past three years 'attack'd with a Noise & Confusion in my head...'.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1166] 
Letter from a patient James [Innes?], the Surveyor of His Majesties Customs at irvine, describing his own case, 'which I believe is very uncommon': he has been for the past three years 'attack'd with a Noise & Confusion in my head [...] but without pain, the noise resembles Exactly that made by a Kettle of Water before it boils'. 4 September 1775
 
[DOC ID:353] 
Letter to unnamed patient, apparently giving continued directions regarding oil for the ears, shaving head and applying a plaster. Medicines are mentioned, but the recipes are not included in the case-book copy. 26 October 1775
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1444] Mr James Innes? (Professor Cullen)

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 Irvine Glasgow and West 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 Irvine Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Irvine Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred