Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:752]: Case of Mrs Boyd, whose condition, a chest complaint, is not improving and Cullen confides to the addressee that he fears it is 'desperate'.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3960] 
Reply, 'For Mrs Boyd'. An added note (originally sent on a separate sheet, in case the original letter was shown to the patient) describes the case as 'very desperate', and explains that Cullen has 'endeavoured what I think was likely to give relief and to make her passage as easy as it may be'. 30 November 1776
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1776]
[PERS ID: 1771] Mrs Boyd
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

1 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

Places and role of place

1 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