Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:800]: Case of male 'Friend' of Mr Shiells, just arrived in Bristol by sea, suffering from a longstanding 'sensibility of the nerves' for which he tried many remedies while in the West Indies.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1295] 
Letter from an unnamed patient to his friend Mr Shiells, who is requested to pass the letter on to a physician. He has recently arrived in Bristol 'after a tolerable good passage of five Weeks', during which he 'often despaired of being ever able to reach this port alive', He has suffered from 'nervous weakness' since being in the West Indies. 22 June 1776
 
[DOC ID:3856] 
Reply 'For Mr Shiels's Friend',. Cullen recommends Bath water and climate of Bristol. Heavily contracted summary of Cullen's response to Sheil's letter from Bristol (Letter ID: 1295). 5 July 1776
 

People involved in this case

3 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1822]
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 926] Mr Shiells (Professor Cullen)

Unique Places linked to this Case

5 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Bristol South-West England Europe certain
Place Bath South-West England Europe certain
Continent West Indies certain
Place Spa Belgium Belgium Europe certain

Places and role of place

7 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 Bristol South-West England Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Bristol South-West England Europe inferred
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Bristol South-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Bath South-West England Europe certain
ContinentMentioned / Other West Indies certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Spa Belgium Belgium Europe certain