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

 

[ID:1001] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr George Hamilton / Regarding: Miss Isabella? Agnew (of Lochnaw) (Patient) / 10 August 1780 / (Outgoing)

Reply, 'Miss Agnew', briefly instructing that the issue 'may be removed to an easier or more convenient place'.

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 1001
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/13/56
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date10 August 1780
Annotation None
TypeScribal copy ( includes Casebook Entry)
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply, 'Miss Agnew', briefly instructing that the issue 'may be removed to an easier or more convenient place'.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:888]
Case of Miss Agnew (of Lochnaw), who is advised on regimen over several years; by 1780 she is weak and has a cough (Cullen's mention of the fate of her siblings implies he suspects consumption).
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People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:258]AddresseeDr George Hamilton
[PERS ID:791]PatientMiss Isabella? Agnew (of Lochnaw)
[PERS ID:258]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr George Hamilton
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Lochnaw Castle Stranraer Borders Scotland Europe inferred

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Miss Agnew


The issue may be removed to an easier or more
convenient place; as, behind the shoulder & dress
with Ungt epispast. [nitres?]. If this issue does not
answer, a pea issue must be put in her arm tho I
would wait a little to see how her complaints turn out.


Continue the medicines.

W.C.
Edinburgh 10th. August. 1780.

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Miss Agnew


The issue may be removed to an easier or more
convenient place; as, behind the shoulder & dress
with Ungt epispast. [nitres?]. If this issue does not
answer, a pea issue must be put in her arm tho I
would wait a little to see how her complaints turn out.


Continue the meds.

W.C.
Edr. 10th. August. 1780.

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