Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:90]: Case of Rachel Cuthbert who writes to thanks Cullen for curing her of an unknown condition.

Documents in this case

1 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:742] 
Letter from Rachel Cuthbert of Inverness, thanking Cullen for a cure: 'I would be the greatest Wretch alive if I had not the greatest sense of your goodness'. Dated 1761, but 1759 deleted. Rachel was about 19-21, depending on the year of writing. The rather familiar tone is explained by the fact that her sister was married to Cullen's brother-in-law, James Johnston. 23 January 1761
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 287] Miss Rachel Cuthbert (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 746] Mrs Mary Cuthbert (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 748] Major James Johnston (Johston (sic))

Unique Places linked to this Case

2 found.

TypeSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
Place Inverness North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

2 found.

TypeRoleSpecific Place Village/Town/City (aka) Region Country Continent Confidence
PlacePlace of Writing Inverness North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred