Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:732]: Case of the Dumfries surgeon Mr James Hill who has a bladder condition.

Documents in this case

3 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1264] 
Letter from Benjamin Bell passing along an enquiry from John Gilchrist regarding the treatment of Dr Hill, a Dumfries surgeon. Bell also responds to Cullen's enquiry about the age of the late Mr [James] Mowat, surgeon at Langolm, suggesting that 'he must have been about 120'. 20 April 1776
 
[DOC ID:1265] 
Brief note by Dr John Gilchrist enclosed with Document ID:1264, giving some details on the case of Mr Hill. 20 April 1776
 
[DOC ID:3802] 
Reply in response to a request for information from Dr John Gilchrist in treating his patient, the surgeon Mr James Hill for calculus, headed 'Management of the Uva Ursi' [Bearberry Leaves], in which Cullen discusses his own use of them in such cases. 21 April 1776
 

These documents contain one or more that share the same date. We have manually applied an order based on what we know.

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 13] Mr Benjamin Bell
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 115] Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID: 589] Mr James Hill (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID: 590] Mr James Mowat (of Speddoch)

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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
Place Langholm Borders Scotland Europe certain
Place Cannon Mills (Cannon Milns) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

7 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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceMentioned / Other Langholm Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Cannon Mills (Cannon Milns) Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain