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

 

[ID:1426] From: Mr B M Adamson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Captain John Grey (Gray) (Patient) / 7 July 1777 / (Incoming)

Letter from B. M. Adamson regarding the case of Captain Grey. Adamson chides Cullen for not responding to his letter of the 19th June (untraced).

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 1426
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/521
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date7 July 1777
Annotation None
TypeAuthorial original
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Letter from B. M. Adamson regarding the case of Captain Grey. Adamson chides Cullen for not responding to his letter of the 19th June (untraced).
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:167]
Case of Captain John Grey who is jaundiced and develops severe dropsy.
7


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1995]AuthorMr B M Adamson
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:1996]PatientCaptain John Grey (Gray)
[PERS ID:1995]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryMr B M Adamson
[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 Belford North-East England Europe inferred
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

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Sunday July 7th. 1777

Dr.


The Family & Captain Grey
are Disappointed at your not Answering
my last Letter, dated the 19th. Inst. 1 ---
wherein, I mentiond a Violent Itching
in his
Skin, Scince, a universal
Eruption
. The pustules full of a
Yellowish Lymph
. his urine
& Colour somewhat better.
his Appetite good, & rides out
Dayly - sometimes griping stools
these I impute to a moderate
Draught of his ale, tho' I assure
he follows Directions, as well as
you could expect.


I am with the highest Esteem,
B. M. Adamson -


N.B. a Slight Swelling
appears in his
thigh & Ankle
& a Slight pain -




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B. M. Adamson
Concerning Capt. Grey -
July 7th &c 1777
N VII. p88 ---

Notes:

1: Untraced.

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Sunday July 7th. 1777

Dr.


The Family & Captn. Grey
are Disappointed at yr. not Answering
my last Letter, dated ye 19th. Inst. 1 ---
wherein, I mentiond a Violent Itching
in his
Skin, Scince, a universal
Eruption
. The pustules full of a
Yellowish Lymph
. his urine
& Colour somewhat better.
his Appetite good, & rides out
Dayly - sometimes griping stools
these I impute to a moderate
Draught of his ale, tho' I assure
he follows Directions, as well as
you could expect.


I am with the highest Esteem,
B. M. Adamson -


N.B. a Slight Swelling
appears in his
thigh & Ankle
& a Slight pain -




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B. M. Adamson
C Capt. Grey -
July 7th &c 1777
N VII. p88 ---

Notes:

1: Untraced.

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