Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:649]: Case of Miss Jeanie Campbell of Clathick whose symptoms, including chilblains and suppressed menses, suggest to Cullen that she has 'stagnant' blood.

Documents in this case

8 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2270] 
Letter from A. Stevenson, Glasgow, concerning the case of Miss Jean Campbell. 31 March 1783
 
[DOC ID:4602] 
Reply about 'Campbell of Clathick's Daughter', who has epileptic fits, which are associated with suppression of the menses and turgescence of blood in the vessels of the brain. Cullen gives advice on bleeding and bathing: 'I could easily Venture upon Buxton when I durst not at all employ Bath'. 1 April 1783
 
[DOC ID:2315] 
Letter from A. Stevenson concerning Miss Jeany Campbel, whose case he discussed with Cullen 'both at Dougalstoun & here [Glasgow]'. 4 September 1783
 
[DOC ID:4707] 
Reply concerning the case of Miss Jeanie Campbell. Cullen gives advice on treatment, exercise and diet, for the suppression of the menses, chillblains and cold feet. He recommends electricity, 'The execution of all this is to be left to my friend John Anderson'. 'Dr Stevenson' is written at the foot of the letter - the addressee. The last page and prescription are in Cullen's own hand: 'Here my amanuensis has deserted me when I thought I had time to finish'. 9 September 1783
 
[DOC ID:4708] 
Reply concerning the case of Miss Jeanie Campbell, with advice on diet and turnip poultices for her chillblains. The prescription is in Cullen's own hand. 10 September 1783
 
[DOC ID:2398]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from A. Stevenson, concerning the cases of Miss McDoual and Miss Jeany Campbell. 22 January 1784
 
[DOC ID:4776] 
Reply, 'Dr Stevenson', concerning the cases of Miss McDowall, whom Cullen visited the previous day, and Miss Jeanie Campbell, for whom he still recommends electricity. The prescription is in Cullen's own hand. 24 January 1784
 
[DOC ID:4915]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, for 'Mrs Campbell of Clathick & Miss Jeanie'. This letter concerns the case of Mrs Campbell of Clathick, who has rheumatism and catarrh, and her daughter Miss Jeanie. Cullen sends regards to all at 'Killermont', the family home in Dunbartonshire. Clathick is in Perthshire, but Agnes Colquhoun was wife of John Campbell, Provost of Glasgow. Killermont was her inheritance. 15 September 1784
 

People involved in this case

10 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5038] Mr John Anderson
[PERS ID: 2318] Mrs Agnes Campbell (of Clathick and Killermont)
[PERS ID: 3422] Provost John Campbell (of Clathick and Killermont)
[PERS ID: 5028] Miss Jean Campbell (Jeanie; Campbell-Colquohoun)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 5039] Mrs Malcom (Malcolm)
[PERS ID: 4831] Mr McDoual (Malcolm)
[PERS ID: 4840] Miss McDoual (Malcolm)
[PERS ID: 4839] Mrs Plenderleith (Malcolm)
[PERS ID: 563] Dr Alexander Stevenson (Professor; of Dalgairn )

Unique Places linked to this Case

11 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Buxton Midlands England Europe certain
Place Bath South-West England Europe certain
Place London London and South-East England Europe certain
SpecificDougalston Milngavie Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Killermont Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificOrmiston Hill Kirknewton East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Faslane Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place Clathick Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

15 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 Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Buxton Midlands England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Bath South-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other London London and South-East England Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherDougalston Milngavie Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Killermont Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherOrmiston Hill Kirknewton East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Faslane Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Clathick Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain