Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:940]: Case of Mr Archibald who is in a dangerous condition with blood-spitting, cough and fever.

Documents in this case

5 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:1070] 
Reply 'For Mr Archibald', to Dr Christopher Douglas (as mentioned in Andrew Wilson's later letter). Mr Archibald's respiratory complaints are 'of a dangerous kind'. Judging by his friend Ralph Davidson's reply, this letter was probably given to Mr Archibald when he consulted Cullen and Monro in person in Edinburgh. 5 January 1781
 
[DOC ID:1964] 
Letter from Ralph Davidson to Cullen and Dr Monro, concerning his friend Mr. Archibald, whom he had accompanied to consult them in Edinburgh. He continues to suffering from blood-spitting and sweating. 15 January 1781
 
[DOC ID:1075] 
Reply 'For Mr Archibald', to Ralph Davidson, whose letter had been delivered to Cullen by Captain Pillans of the City Guard. 17 January 1781
 
[DOC ID:1969] 
Letter from Andrew Wilson, concerning a sense of personal insult over Cullen's handling of the joint consultations regarding the serious case of Mr Archibald. 20 January 1781
 
[DOC ID:1979] 
Letter from Andrew Wilson, concerning the case of Mr Archibald. He apologises for a previous misunderstanding (see Doc 1969). Mr Archibald's condition continues to deteriorate with fever, sweating and diarrhœa, so much so that he believes that 'in all likelyhood a short time will put a Period to his sufferings'. 15 February 1781
 

People involved in this case

7 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 2786] Mr Archibald
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2791] Mr Ralph Davidson (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 571] Dr Christopher Douglas (of Kelso)
[PERS ID: 89] Professor Alexander Monro (secundus; Munro )
[PERS ID: 2787] Captain Robert Pillans (secundus; Munro )
[PERS ID: 2792] Dr Andrew Wilson (secundus; Munro )

Unique Places linked to this Case

3 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 Kelso Borders Scotland Europe inferred

Places and role of place

5 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 Kelso Borders Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceDestination of Letter Kelso Borders Scotland Europe inferred
PlacePlace of Handstamp Kelso Borders Scotland Europe certain