Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:657]: Case of Mrs Thorp who initially has severe colic which somewhat subsides but she then develops a stranguary.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1230] 
Letter from James Buckham asking Cullen's advice on the case of Mrs Thorp. Buckham is unsure 'whither to call her disorder a bilious or hysteric Colic - a cramp in the Stomach - or a Rheumatism in the stomach & bowels'. Buckham describes the history of the case in some detail, including the recommendations of other physicians based at Berwick and Newcastle applied to in the past. 15 January 1776
 
[DOC ID:3862] 
Reply, headed for 'Mrs Thorp'. Offering dietary advice and prescriptions for aperients and a glyster. Month and year are certain from Casebook and date is inferred from position. 13? July 1776
 
[DOC ID:3942] 
Reply headed 'For Mrs Thorp'. Addressed to Dr James Buckham. 24 October 1776
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1454] Dr Askew
[PERS ID: 494] Dr James Buckham
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1246] Dr N Doubleday (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 492] Mrs Grace Thorp (of Chillingham)

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 Wooler North-East England Europe inferred
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Chillingham North-East England Europe certain
Place Belford North-East England 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
PlacePlace of Writing Wooler North-East England Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Wooler North-East England Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Chillingham North-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Belford North-East England Europe certain