Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:693]: Case of Mr William Borradaile [Borrowdale] who asks his brother - a student of Cullen - to enquire on his behalf over his rheumatic complaints.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1235] 
Letter from William Borradaile writing from London, addressed to his brother in Edinburgh, in response to the brother's untraced letter 'desiring me to state my Case to you, as you are in a situation to get the best advice by attending the Lectures of the Great Dr. Cullen'. The writer believes that his complaints, which are various, were aggravated by being prescribed mercury which has injured his nerves. 24 January 1776
 
[DOC ID:382] 
Reply, 'For Mr Wm Borraidale', whose complaints are 'entirely owing to the great quantities of mercury used for his Rheumatism'. 3 February 1776
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1628]
[PERS ID: 180] Dr Joseph Borradaile
[PERS ID: 503] William Borradaile
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

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 London London and South-East England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

3 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 London London and South-East England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain