Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:621]: Case of Colonel Skene's brother Captain David Skene, who is given detailed instructions on taking medicines sent to relieve him of his 'feverish fits'. This patient presents different symptoms in later years.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:318] 
Letter to Colonel Skene concerning the case of his brother, Captain David Skene. Medicines for the patient were sent to his house on Wednesday and this letter contains very detailed directions for preparing and taking them. 22 July 1775
 
[DOC ID:3956] 
Reply, 'Captn David Skene' 21 November 1776
 
[DOC ID:4091]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply 'For Colonel Skene, Capt. David' 24 June 1777
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 312] Dr John Hope (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1190] Captain David Skene (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1524] Colonel Robert or Philip? Skene (of Hallyards & Pitlour)

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
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificHallyards Castle Auchertool Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Region East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Country 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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterHallyards Castle Auchertool Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other Scotland Europe certain