Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:768]: Case of Mrs Schaw (Shaw) who has an asthma.

Documents in this case

9 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:4428] 
Reply 'To Mrs Schaw', concerning her "nervous and spasmodic asthma" and including three recipes. 13 May 1779
 
[DOC ID:4451] 
Reply, 'For Mrs Schaw', adding more advice for regimen and 'no change' in the previous prescription. 4 June 1779
 
[DOC ID:1041] 
Reply 'For Mrs Schaw' 19 October 1780
 
[DOC ID:1956] 
Letter from Bernard Shaw concerning the case of Mrs Shaw, previously treated by Cullen, to ask for further help. 17 December 1780
 
[DOC ID:1063] 
Reply to Bernard Shaw of Newcastle concerning his wife Mrs Shaw. Cullen is concerned to find out that her complaints continue, and worries that it will be difficult to remedy them during the winter season. 19 December 1780
 
[DOC ID:1967] 
Letter from Bernard Shaw, about the condition of his wife Mrs Shaw. He is very concerned and even considers travelling despite the season since 'in Case of Necessity we must submit to that, and if you order a Journey, North or South, we will set off directly'. 17 January 1781
 
[DOC ID:1077] 
Reply 'For Bernard Shaw Esqr', concerning the case of his wife. Advises against travel but recommends keeping to a little 'weak punch' made with 'dutch or Cologn gin'. 20 January 1781
 
[DOC ID:1971] 
Letter from J. Fenwick, concerning the case of Mrs Shaw, detailing what he prescribed. 25 January 1781
 
[DOC ID:1081] 
Reply 'For Mrs Schaw'; Cullen is 'heartily concerned' for her condition. 30 January 1781
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 624] Dr John Ralph Fenwick (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 511] Bernard Schaw (Shaw)
[PERS ID: 512] Mrs Schaw (Shaw)

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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
Place Newcastle upon Tyne North-East England Europe inferred

Places and role of place

4 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 Newcastle upon Tyne North-East England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Newcastle upon Tyne North-East England Europe inferred