Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:769]: Case of Agnes Sanderson, sister-in-law of Laurence Edmonston suffering from a fever. In a letter dated three years later, Edmonston tells Cullen that she died before the physician's response reached Shetland.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1274]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Laurence Edmonston concerning the case of his sister-in-law, who is suffering from fever. He also reports that 'the Lady under the Phthisis' died soon after Cullen's response arrived. 15 May 1776
 
[DOC ID:3818] 
Reply, 'For Mr Edmonstone's Sister in Law'. Notes her fever but in the main addresses her stomach problems. Appears to be response to letter 1274, but as letter 1634 notes it reached the family after the Sister in Law had died. 22 May 1776
 

People involved in this case

5 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1563] Mrs
[PERS ID: 1559] Mr John Black
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 605] Mr Laurence Edmonston (Edmonstone)
[PERS ID: 606] Miss Agnes Sanderson (Edmonstone)

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
SpecificBuness House Baltasound Shetlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

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
SpecificPlace of WritingBuness House Baltasound Shetlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterBuness House Baltasound Shetlands Scotland Europe inferred