Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:599]: Case of Captain Skene who suffers from 'langour and oppression'.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1121]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Dr Archibald Bathie regarding the case of Captain Skene: 'his chief complaint is a langour & oppression which he suffers from every morning after evacuating the Contents of the ulcer in his breast'. Letter also mentions the case of a boy with rabies, which he will send to Cullen 'if you think it worth while'. The unclear handstamp might be 'Burntisland'. 19 February 1775
 
[DOC ID:366] 
Reply in note form regarding the continued treatment of Captain Skene who has a feverish chest complaint (Vol.6, p. 89). Symptoms to some extent match those of a Captain Skene being reported by Barthie as mentioned in other letters, but the connection is not proven. 4 December 1775
 
[DOC ID:3814] 
Reply 'For Capt. Skene' 13 May 1776
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 2283] Mr
[PERS ID: 1362] Dr Archibald Bathie
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1190] Captain David Skene (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 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 Auchtermuchty Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Burntisland Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

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 Auchtermuchty Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Auchtermuchty Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Handstamp Burntisland Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred