Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:794]: Case of Mr Thomas Irwin [Irwine] who suffers from swollen legs, itchiness and biliousness and which eventually proves fatal.

Documents in this case

18 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1543] 
Letter from Thomas Irwin regarding his own case. 5 August 1778
 
[DOC ID:4290] 
Reply headed 'For Thos. Irwine Esqr.'. 12 August 1778
 
[DOC ID:1559] 
Letter from Thomas Irwin regarding his own case. He suffers from itchiness. 4 September 1778
 
[DOC ID:4306] 
Reply, in the form of a very brief note on continuing 'the solutions' for 'Mr Thomas Irwine Mosside'. 8 September 1778
 
[DOC ID:1563]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Heysham regarding an unnamed female patient, and also mentioning a Mr Irwin who 'is begun to take your prescription again'. 14 September 1778
 
[DOC ID:1590]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Heysham concerning the case of Mr Irwin and mentioning the case of a 'lady' now recovered. 24 November 1778
 
[DOC ID:1602] 
Letter from John Heysham, regarding the case of Mr Irwin. 12 December 1778
 
[DOC ID:4349] 
Reply 'For Mr Irwin' 15 December 1778
 
[DOC ID:1610] 
Letter from John Heysham concerning the case of Mr Irwin. 7 January 1779
 
[DOC ID:4361] 
Reply to Dr John Heysham headed 'For Mr Irwin', in which Cullen agrees that the appearance of his skin is due to 'effuse serum' but sticks to his original course of treatment. 11 January 1779
 
[DOC ID:1624] 
Letter from John Heysham concerning the case of Mr Irwin. 11 February 1779
 
[DOC ID:4377] 
Reply, 'Dr Heysham C. Mr Irwine' 14 February 1779
 
[DOC ID:1640]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Heysham, concerning the case of Mr Irwin. 16 March 1779
 
[DOC ID:4392] 
Reply, 'For Mr Irwin'. 22 March 1779
 
[DOC ID:1655] 
Letter from John Heysham concerning the case of Mr Irwin. 15 April 1779
 
[DOC ID:4415] 
Reply, 'For Mr Irwin'. 20 April 1779
 
[DOC ID:1775] 
Letter from Thomas Irwin concerning the case of his father, who has now died. 16 December 1779
 
[DOC ID:1845]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Dr John Heysham concerning the case of Miss Brown who until recently resided at Whitehaven, and mentioning the death of Thomas Irwin. Encloses '2 notes' for the fee. 2 May 1780
 

People involved in this case

10 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 2281]
[PERS ID: 694] Miss Brown
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 743] Mrs Anna Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 707] Dr John Fothergill (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 477] Dr John Heysham (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 889] Mr Thomas Irwin (Irwine, at Moss Side)
[PERS ID: 5475] Mr Thomas Irwin jnr. (Irwine, at Moss Side)
[PERS ID: 2559] Mr Miller (Irwine, at Moss Side)
[PERS ID: 2461] Thomas Steuart (Irwine, at Moss Side)

Unique Places linked to this Case

9 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMoss Side Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Bath South-West England Europe certain
Place Whitehaven North-West England Europe certain
Place Lancaster North-West England Europe certain
SpecificOriel College Oxford East England Europe certain
Place Royal Tunbridge Wells (Tunbridge Wells) London and South-East England Europe certain
Place Carlisle North-West England Europe certain

Places and role of place

14 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 Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
SpecificPlace of WritingMoss Side Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterMoss Side Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Bath South-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Carlisle North-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Whitehaven North-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Lancaster North-West England Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherOriel College Oxford East England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Royal Tunbridge Wells (Tunbridge Wells) London and South-East England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Carlisle North-West England Europe certain