Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:783]: Case of Mr Atkinson, whose symptoms of diarrhoea, vomiting and biliousness are attributed to a 'weakness of the alimentary canal'.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3333] 
Letter from Dr. John Gilchrist, 'For Mr. Atkinson', who suffers from diarrhœa, vomiting and biliousness. He describes the treatments he has employed, including prescriptions, and mentions that he has recommended a sea voyage to a warmer climate. 24 April 1788
 
[DOC ID:5640] 
Reply 'For Mr. Atkinson', whose ailment depends upon ' a weakness of the alimentary canal'. Cullen recommends a sea voyage or land journeys. He also gives advice on diet and a prescription. 1 May 1788
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 4585] Mr Atkinson (Aitkinson )
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 115] Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch)

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 Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland 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 Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred