Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:662]: Case of John Warrandice (likely a pseudonym based on a legal term) who has had weak nerves since childhood and who believes he has weakened his constitution further through 'self-abuse'.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:2662] 
Letter from John Warrandice, concerning his own case in which he writes at length of his history of suffering from feelings of 'terror' since childhood which he partly ascribes to subsequent 'self-abuse' exacerbated in adulthood by the demands of his work and drinking etc. He asks for responses to be directed to George Renny, Merchant, Falkirk. 14 July 1785
 
[DOC ID:5101] 
Reply concerning the case of Mr John Warrandice. 16 July 1785
 
[DOC ID:2665] 
Letter from John Warrandice, concerning his own case. The shower bath recommended to him 'is a thing entirely new nor do I think there is such a machine as to be found in this neighbourhood'. He also complains of being 'remarkably addicted to venery' and suffering from nocturnal emissions. Because of this, he asks that the correspondence be kept secret, and sent c/o George Renny. (Is Warrandice perhaps a pseudonym?). 19 July 1785
 
[DOC ID:2735] 
Letter from John Warrandice, concerning his own continuing case. Reply to be left with George Renny, Falkirk. 21 November 1785
 
[DOC ID:5175] 
Reply, for 'Mr Warrandice' concerning his own case. Cullen has seen him at Merchiston Hall, and regards his stupor as a nervous symptom. He prescribes a cephalic electuary. 28 November 1785
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1209] Mr George Renny (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1208] Mr John Warrandice (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

5 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred
Place Forth Banks North-East England Europe certain
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMerchiston Hall Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

8 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 Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Writing Forth Banks North-East England Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificMentioned / OtherMerchiston Hall Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain