Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:660]: Case of Mr John Key who is spitting blood but he is far more concerned that he may have a venereal infection.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1471] 
Letter from John Short concerning the case of Mr John Key. 19 January 1778
 
[DOC ID:1480] 
Letter from John Short concerning the case of John Key, whom he is treating for a consumptive condition. Short describes Key as 'a young man of great spirit' who 'holds all these pulmonic complaints but in a triffling view in comparison to his supposed Venereal taint', to which he attributes his leg pains. Short is seeking Cullen's advice on Key's behalf, as to whether he should take a mercury course. 29 January 1778
 
[DOC ID:4208] 
Reply, 'Mr Short C. Mr [John] Key' 30 January 1778?
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2185] Mr John Key (Kay)
[PERS ID: 671] Mr John Short (Kay)

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Bo'ness (Borness / Borrowstouneness) Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East 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 Bo'ness (Borness / Borrowstouneness) Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Bo'ness (Borness / Borrowstouneness) Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Handstamp Bo'ness (Borness / Borrowstouneness) Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain