Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:609]: Case of an unnamed female patient whose prospective husband is concerned she may have inherited mania from her grandmother.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1389] 
Letter from Mr Parry concerning a query from a male associate of Mr Martineau; he wishes to marry a young lady whose grandmother and aunt were manic and whose uncle is a lunatic, and he is concerned these conditions might be hereditary. March? 1777?
 
[DOC ID:4014] 
Reply 'For a friend of Dr Martineau's'. Cullen's response to Letter ID 1389, from Edinburgh medical student [Caleb Hillier] Parry, on the heritability of mental conditions. 11 March 1777
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1836] Mr ('Friend of Dr (Mr?) Martineau's')
[PERS ID: 2128] ('Friend of Dr (Mr?) Martineau's')
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1837] Mr Philip Meadows Martineau (Dr Martineau)
[PERS ID: 1835] Dr Caleb Hillier Parry (Dr Martineau)

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 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

Places and role of place

3 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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain