Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:790]: Case of Mr Ancrum, a Northumberland farmer, whose dyspepsia was recently aggravated by the shock of being attacked by 'footpads'.

Documents in this case

6 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1630] 
Letter from Thomas Mack, concerning the case of Mr Ancrum whose illness has recurred after he was attacked by 'footpads'. 27 February 1779
 
[DOC ID:4387] 
Reply, 'For Mr Ancrum'. 4? March 1779
 
[DOC ID:1646] 
Letter from Thomas Mack, concerning the case of Mr Ancrum. The recipe from letter 4387 is repeated with modifications suggested by Mack. 28 March 1779
 
[DOC ID:4399] 
Reply, 'For Mr Ancrum'. 31 March 1779
 
[DOC ID:1650] 
Letter from Thomas Mack giving an update on the case of Mr Ancrum. 4 April 1779
 
[DOC ID:4405] 
Reply headed 'Mr Mack C. Mr Ancrum', urging the patient to travel to procure sleep rather than take opiates. 6 April 1779
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 5179] Mr Ancrum
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 197] Mr Thomas Mack (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

5 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Tweedmouth North-East England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Northumberland North-East England Europe certain
Place Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain

Places and role of place

9 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 Tweedmouth North-East England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe inferred
PlaceDestination of Letter Tweedmouth North-East England Europe inferred
SpecificMentioned / OtherCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Northumberland North-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain