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

 

[ID:1038] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Lady Augusta Murray (of Dunmore) (Patient), Countess Charlotte Murray (Stewart) (Lady Dunmore) (Patient) / 18 October 1780 / (Outgoing)

Two recipes, 'For the Countess of Dunmore' and 'For Lady Augusta Murray Dunmore'

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FieldData
DOC ID 1038
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/13/92
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date18 October 1780
Annotation None
TypeScribal copy ( includes Casebook Entry)
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Two recipes, 'For the Countess of Dunmore' and 'For Lady Augusta Murray Dunmore'
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:762]
Case of the Countess of Dunmore whose complaints, which include a redness of her face, Cullen considers 'entirely constitutional' and requiring a regimen.
5
[Case ID:2475]
Case of Lady Augusta Murray, daughter of the Countess of Dunmore, who is prescribed an aperient solution.
1


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:854]PatientCountess Charlotte Murray (Lady Dunmore)
[PERS ID:853]PatientLady Augusta Murray (of Dunmore)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:854]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendCountess Charlotte Murray (Lady Dunmore)

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 Dunmore Park House Falkirk Mid Scotland Scotland Europe inferred

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For the Countess of Dunmore

Take five grains each of Salt of Nitre, and powdered Cinnamon, Twenty grains of prepared Crab's Eyes. Mix and let powders be made and measured out into fourteen doses. Label: Cooling Powders one to be taken in a little water every morning. ––––

Take an ounce of powdered Crystal Tartar three drachms of powdered jalap compound, two drachms of lenitive Electuary, and sufficient simple syrup. Label: Laxative Electuary a teas spoon full to be taken when occasion requires –––––

For Lady Augusta Murray Dunmore

Take two ounces of Soluble Tartar, an ounces of Glauber's salts; and [sic?] ounces each of Maritime Salt and Hispanic Polychrest; an ounce of simple Cinnamon water and eight ounces of rose Water. Dissolve and strain. Label: Aperient Solution, one or two spoonfuls in half-a-cognius of water, every other morning.

October 18. 1780

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For the Countess of Dunmore

Sal. nitr, Cinnam. pulv, @ gr V
Ocul. cancr. pptt. gr XX. M.f. Pulv et f.h.m. Dos No XIV Sig. Cooling Powders
one to be taken in a little water every morning. ––––


Cryst. tart. pulv.℥i
Pulv. e jalap compt. ʒiii Elect lenitiv. ℥ii. Syr. simpl. q.s. Sig. Lax. Electuary
a tea spoon full to be taken when occasion requires –––––

For Lady Augusta Murray Dunmore


Tart. solub.℥ij Sal. Gl. ℥i
Sal marin. Hispan. Sal polychrest @ ℥[vi?]. Aq. cin. simpl.℥iv Aq. ros. ℥viii Solve Cola
Sig. Aperient Solution Cochl i vel ij ex. semi congio Aqa om 2o mane.

Octr. 18. 1780

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