Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:762]: Case of the Countess of Dunmore whose complaints, which include a redness of her face, Cullen considers 'entirely constitutional' and requiring a regimen.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1933] 
Reply for the Countess of Dunmore. Brief notes of two recipes: a laxative and cooling powders. 18 October 1780
 
[DOC ID:1038]  Linked to other Cases  
Two recipes, 'For the Countess of Dunmore' and 'For Lady Augusta Murray Dunmore' 18 October 1780
 
[DOC ID:1957] 
Letter from Charlotte, Countess of Dunmore, concerning her own case. She still has a facial rash, feverishness and costiveness. She mentions Cullen in the third person, which suggests the letter was to someone else to take to him. She requests some medicines from the Niddry's Wynd laboratory. Her daughters send their greetings to the recipient. 17 December 1780
 
[DOC ID:1062] 
Reply 'For the Countess of Dunmore'. Cullen believes that '[a]s your Complaints are constitutional I believe they will be difficult to remove', but states he is 'very unwilling to give up trying it'. 19 December 1780
 
[DOC ID:1083] 
Reply 'For Lady Dunmore', explaining that Cullen has 'frequently considered every Circumstance of your Ladyships Complaints', and apologising for not writing sooner; 'your Ladyships ailments are in great measure Constitutional & will therefore be the more difficult to remove'. He provides dietary advice and several recipes. 2 February 1781
 

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

6 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 3100]
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 853] Lady Augusta Murray (of Dunmore)
[PERS ID: 854] Countess Charlotte Murray (Lady Dunmore)
[PERS ID: 3098] Lady Catherine Murray (Lady Dunmore)
[PERS ID: 3099] Lady Susan Murray (Lady Dunmore)

Unique Places linked to this Case

4 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 inferred
SpecificDunmore Park House Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificNiddrie's Wynd 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
SpecificPlace of WritingDunmore Park House Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificDestination of LetterDunmore Park House Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificMentioned / OtherNiddrie's Wynd Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain