Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:789]: Case of Miss Young who, having nursed her consumptive mother until death, goes on to display symptoms of what Cullen describes as an 'hereditary phthisis'.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1742] 
Letter from Dr Robert Marshall concerning the case of Miss Young whose efforts in caring for her ill mother seem to have damaged her own health. She is consumptive and a recent stay in the countryside near the sea where she could sail and bathe helped her condition, but it has relapsed since returning to town last month. 15 October 1779
 
[DOC ID:4522] 
Reply headed 'For Miss Younge'; Cullen suggests that Miss Young is suffering from a 'hereditary phthisis'. 18 October 1779
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 1829] Dr Robert Marshall (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 4933] Miss Young (Younge)
[PERS ID: 4934] Young (Younge)

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 Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
SpecificThe University of Edinburgh 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
PlacePlace of Writing Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
SpecificDestination of LetterThe University of Edinburgh Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain