Cullen

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

 

[Case ID:995]: Case of Captain Descury who is given detailed advice on travelling south for his health and who later bathes at Bath.

Documents in this case

2 document(s) found in this case.

DOC IDSummaryDate
[DOC ID:4250] 
Reply 'For Captain Descury', with directions for travel, including calling at Buxton for the waters. Related letter from the Captain's daughter implies that her father had recently consulted Cullen in person at Edinburgh, so these directions were probably drawn up after that meeting. 4 June 1778
 
[DOC ID:1548] 
Letter from Anna Descury, regarding the case of Captain Descury who has been taking the waters at Buxton. 18 August 1778
 

People involved in this case

4 found.

PERS IDFull Name
[PERS ID: 1] Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 743] Mrs Anna Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID: 2369] Captain Descury (d'Escury?)
[PERS ID: 2402] Anne Descury (d'Escury?)

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 Manchester North-West England Europe certain
Place Bath South-West England Europe certain
Place Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place Buxton Midlands England Europe certain

Places and role of place

8 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 Manchester North-West England Europe certain
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Bath South-West England Europe certain
PlaceTherapeutic Recommendation Buxton Midlands England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Buxton Midlands England Europe certain
PlaceMentioned / Other Manchester North-West England Europe certain
PlacePlace of Handstamp Manchester North-West England Europe certain