Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:613]: Case of Sir James Dunbar with gravel and a pain in the back.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:4044] 
Reply to 'Sir James Dunbar'. Although it is uncertain whether he is suffering from the stone, Cullen advises Sir James to take soap, and describes how to prepare it from a piece of Spanish soap ('called Castile tho some of the best is from Alicant'). He also supplies him with an anodyne oil recipe, to ease the pain in his back. 19 April 1777
 
[DOC ID:1403] 
Letter from Sir James Dunbar, regarding his own case. 6 May 1777
 
[DOC ID:4053] 
Reply 'For Sir James Dunbar', addressed to him directly and insisting that the prescribed medicines and treatments, if persisted in, will be effective. 7 May 1777
 

People involved in this case

2 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1888] Sir James Dunbar (of Mochrum, 3rd Bt.)

Unique Places linked to this Case

5 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDunbar House Woodside Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Country Spain Europe certain
Place Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

6 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
SpecificPlace of WritingDunbar House Woodside Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterDunbar House Woodside Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred
CountryMentioned / Other Spain Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain