Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:780]: Case of Mrs Maxwell of Munches [Munchies] whose symptoms are attributed to 'a weakness of the womb'; she is later considered a 'nervous' case. Cullen's replies refer to a number of incoming letters which are untraced.

Documents in this case

9 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:4312] 
Reply headed 'Mrs Maxwell of Monchies'. 11 September 1778
 
[DOC ID:655]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, 'Mrs Maxwell of Munshes'; Cullen believes that 'with originally weak nerves and delicacy of body, you have had some heat arise in your blood and have some infirmity in the region of the womb'. Also includes a recipe for Mr Maxwell of Munshes. 20 October 1782
 
[DOC ID:4604] 
Reply, headed 'Mrs Maxwell of Munches'. 2 April 1783
 
[DOC ID:2433] 
Letter from L. Maxwell, concerning her own case. March 1784
 
[DOC ID:2410] 
Letter from L. Maxwell, concerning her own case [Mrs Lucy Maxwell of Munshes.]. 5 March 1784
 
[DOC ID:4792] 
Reply to Mrs Lucy Maxwell of Munches concerning her own case; Cullen thinks she may not have had a false 'conception' [miscarriage] and should leave matters to nature for the present [Vol.16, p.415. 7 March 1784
 
[DOC ID:4801] 
Reply to Mrs Maxwell of Munches concerning her own case. Cullen thinks he needs to have a conversation with her in person. 28 March 1784
 
[DOC ID:5117] 
Reply to Mrs Maxwell concerning her own case (identified in the index as Mrs Maxwell of Munchies). August 1785
 
[DOC ID:5115] 
Reply headed 'For Mrs Maxwell of Munchies'. 5 August 1785
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2415] Mrs Lucy Maxwell (of Munchies, Munches)
[PERS ID: 3082] Mr George Maxwell (of Munchies, Munches)

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 certain
Place Kirkcudbright Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMunchies / Monchies / Munches / Muches Dalbeattie Borders 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
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Kirkcudbright Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterMunchies / Monchies / Munches / Muches Dalbeattie Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherMunchies / Monchies / Munches / Muches Dalbeattie Borders Scotland Europe certain