Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:637]: Case of Miss Lockhart, elder daughter of Catherine, dowager Lady Lockhart of Carstairs, who is spitting blood and has menstrual problems.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:355] 
Reply, 'To Lady Lochart', with directions for her elder daughter Miss Lockhart, who is suffering from blood-spitting and whose menses have ceased. Cullen recommends bleeding from the ankles, bathing, and rubbing her feet and legs with flannel or a flesh brush. He gives a recipe for a decoction. He sends greetings to the Misses Porterfield, presumably some of Lady Lockhart's nieces. 30 October 1775
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1573] Lady Catherine Lockhart (Lady Lockhart of Carstairs)
[PERS ID: 1574] Miss Jean Lockhart (Lady Lockhart of Carstairs)
[PERS ID: 1584] Miss Porterfield ('the Miss Porterfields')

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
Region Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

2 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
RegionDestination of Letter Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred