Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:9]: Case of Dr Thomas Mutter who has suffered 'a palsy' (stroke).

Documents in this case

14 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:3969]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, 'Dr Gilchrist C[oncerning] Mr McKenzie Mrs Gordon & Mr Mutter' 23 December 1776
 
[DOC ID:3984]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, 'Dr Gilchrist C[oncerning] Mrs Gordon, Miss ___ Junior Mr Mackenzie & Mr Mutter' 19 January 1777
 
[DOC ID:1856] 
Letter from Bess Mutter concerning the case of her father, Revd. [Dr] Mutter of Dumfries who has suffered an event which has left him speechless and with his face paralysed. 23 May 1780
 
[DOC ID:966] 
Reply 'For Mr Mutter'; Cullen believes him to be suffering from a palsy. 25 May 1780
 
[DOC ID:1857] 
Letter from John Gilchrist concerning the case of Dr Mutter, a Dumfries clergyman and scholar, who has suffered a stroke (palsy) and describing his condition and the treatment provided so far in some detail. 28 May 1780
 
[DOC ID:968] 
Reply 'To Dr Gilchrist C[oncerning] Dr Mutter'. Cullen advises 'no wonder you are disappointed in treating such cases [of palsy] as it depends so much upon the time of life etc..'. 31 May 1780
 
[DOC ID:1875] 
Letter from John Gilchrist concerning the case of Dr Mutter of Dumfries, delivered 'by Mr McDowall formerly your patient'. Gilchrist informs Cullen that since their associate the Dumfries surgeon Alexander Copland is soon to be in Edinburgh he can more fully inform Cullen of Mutter's condition following his stroke (palsy). June 1780
 
[DOC ID:1868] 
Letter from John Gilchrist concerning the case of Dr Mutter who is now showing some small signs of recovering his speech and movement after suffering a Palsy (stroke). 9 June 1780
 
[DOC ID:975] 
Reply 'To Doctor Gilchrist C[oncerning] Dr Mutter' Cullen believes that his signs of recovery 'are not so great as to supersede the use of the Remedies which I fear the family are more remiss in than they ought to be'. 11 June 1780
 
[DOC ID:1881]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Gilchrist concerning the case of Mr Mackenzie, and giving a report on the progress of Mr McDowall and Dr Mutter. He also notes seeing Miss Balmain in Galloway "in a very poor state indeed". 9 July 1780
 
[DOC ID:1884]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from Dr John Gilchrist at Dumfries concerning the preparation of Hemlock in the case of Mr Mackenzie, and reporting on the progress of Mr McDowall and Dr Mutter. Cullen's reply is to be sent via Mrs Dalzell, the sister of Mr Harley, Mackenzie's surgeon. 18 July 1780
 
[DOC ID:1891]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Gilchrist concerning the case of Mr Mackenzie, discussing when to harvest hemlock and its medicinal use. Also reports on the progress of Dr Mutter. 28 July 1780
 
[DOC ID:1925]  Linked to other Cases  
Letter from John Gilchrist, concerning the case of Dr Mutter and discussing Mr Mackenzie's desire to go to Madeira. 3 October 1780
 
[DOC ID:1033]  Linked to other Cases  
Reply, 'Dr Gilchrist C[oncerning] Dr Mutter and Mr Mackenzie', relating that Dr Mutter has 'made a great recovery', and giving directions for Mr [George] Mackenzie to travel abroad for the winter. 9 October 1780
 

People involved in this case

16 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 2864]
[PERS ID: 3161] Miss (Jr.)
[PERS ID: 881] Miss Elizabeth Charlotte? Balmain (Jr.)
[PERS ID: 566] Mr Alexander Copland (Coupland; of King's Grange)
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2785] Mrs Dalzell (of Bunkershill)
[PERS ID: 115] Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID: 2974] Dr Ebenezer Gilchrist (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID: 1316] Mrs Gordon (of Craigmil(?))
[PERS ID: 1709] Mr John Harley (of Craigmil(?))
[PERS ID: 790] Mr George Mackenzie (McKenzie)
[PERS ID: 1080] Mr William McDowall (Macdowall, McDoual, McDowal, McDouall)
[PERS ID: 472] Dr Thomas Mutter (Reverend)
[PERS ID: 473] Miss Isabel Mutter (Bess)
[PERS ID: 474] Mrs Isabel Mutter (Bess)
[PERS ID: 588] Mr Alexander Wood (Bess)

Unique Places linked to this Case

11 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
SpecificCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
Region Madeira Spain Europe certain
Country France Europe certain
Region South of France France Europe certain
Place Bristol South-West England Europe certain
Place Galloway Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificBunkershill Carleton Borders Scotland Europe certain
Country The Mediterranean Europe certain
Place Troagh of Clyde (Clyde Estuary) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

16 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 Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlacePlace of Writing Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificDestination of LetterCullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe inferred
RegionTherapeutic Recommendation Madeira Spain Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other France Europe certain
RegionMentioned / Other South of France France Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Bristol South-West England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Galloway Borders Scotland Europe certain
SpecificMentioned / OtherBunkershill Carleton Borders Scotland Europe certain
CountryMentioned / Other The Mediterranean Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Troagh of Clyde (Clyde Estuary) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Handstamp Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain