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

 

[ID:1460] From: Thomas Hall / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Earl James Boyd Hay (15th Earl of Erroll, Lord Erroll, Lord Errol) (Patient), Miss Moodie (Moody) (Patient), Mrs Moodie (Moody) (Patient) / 26 October 1777 / (Incoming)

Letter from Thomas Hall concerning the case of Mrs and Miss Moodie and briefly mentioning Lord Erroll.

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 1460
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/554
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date26 October 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 Thomas Hall concerning the case of Mrs and Miss Moodie and briefly mentioning Lord Erroll.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:136]
Case of James Hay, 15th Earl of Erroll who is thought to have a gouty knee and stomach.
13
[Case ID:868]
Case of Mrs Moodie who is recovering from an unspecified condition.
2
[Case ID:869]
Case of Miss Moodie who has nosebleeds, feverishness, headaches and aching limbs which Cullen diagnoses as an habitual Quinsy.
4


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1139]Author Thomas Hall
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2190]PatientMiss Moodie (Moody)
[PERS ID:2191]PatientMrs Moodie (Moody)
[PERS ID:22]PatientEarl James Boyd Hay (15th Earl of Erroll, Lord Erroll, Lord Errol)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:1139]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / Apothecary Thomas Hall

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Berwick-upon-Tweed (Berwick) North-East England Europe certain
Destination of Letter Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

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Berwick October 26th 1777
Dear Sir--


your Patient Mrs Moodie has gote better
with what you ordered for her, but Miss
has been very poorly the feverish Complaint
I mentioned has Increased attended with
Violent Head Achs & pains in her Legs
& Arms had bleeding at Nose two
three Different times but as it was
no way Violent did use any thing to
Stop it but had recourse to her Bark
Medicine as the Bleeding immediatly
Succeeded the Stoping of her Menses
was afraid to Use the Lancet. her
feverish fitts is of no long Duration
but quite irregular & attend with
some little Complaints in her.




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Stomach & want of Apitite, her Mothers
anxiety obliges me to trouble at this time
tho I apprehend no Danger but shoud be
happy to have your Opinion on the present
State of my Patient by first post as I shoud
have wrote on Saturday but was prevented.


& am Dear Sir your Obliged
humble: Servant
Thos: Hall


P. S I see Lord
Erroll on Wedensday last
has been using your preescriptons & finds himself
much better & the Sweelling in the Abdomen
much abated ..- - - - -----




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Dr Wm: Cullen
M. P. 1
Edinburgh
Mint Close


Mr Hall concerning
Miss Moodie
Octr. 1777
8 p. 23

Notes:

1: This unusual abbreviation indicates "Medical Professor".

Diplomatic Text

[Page 1]
Berwk: Octr. 26th 1777
Dr Sir--


your Patient Mrs Moodie has gote better
with what you ordered for her, but Miss
has been very poorly the feverish Complt:
I mentioned has Increased attended with
Violent Head Achs & pains in her Legs
& Arms had bleeding at Nose two
three Different times but as it was
no way Violent did use any thing to
Stop it but had recourse to her Bark
Medicine as the Bleed:g immediatly
Succeeded the Stoping of her Menses
was afraid to Use the Lancet. her
feverish fitts is of no long Duration
but quite irregular & attend with
some little Complaints in her.




[Page 2]


Stomach & want of Apitite, her Mothers
anxiety obliges me to trouble at this time
tho I apprehend no Danger but shoud be
happy to have your Opinion on the present
State of my Patient by first post as I shoud
have wrote on Saturday but was prevented.


& am Dr Sir your Obliged
humble: Servt:
Thos: Hall


P. S I see Lord
Erroll on Wedensday last
has been using your preescriptons & finds himself
much better & the Sweelling in the Abdomen
much abated ..- - - - -----




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Dr Wm: Cullen
M. P. 1
Edinburgh
Mint Close


Mr Hall conc.
Miss Moodie
Octr. 1777
8 p. 23

Notes:

1: This unusual abbreviation indicates "Medical Professor".

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