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

 

[ID:1659] From: Mr Charles Wilson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Hamilton Inglis (of Murdist(o)un; Alexander Inglis Hamilton) (Patient) / 19 April 1779 / (Incoming)

Letter from Charles Wilson regarding the treatment of Alexander Inglis of Murdiston, who has sent him one of Cullen's laxative prescriptions to be made up. The patient has also asked Wilson to ask Cullen about continuing injections by the penis.

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 1659
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/746
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date19 April 1779
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 Charles Wilson regarding the treatment of Alexander Inglis of Murdiston, who has sent him one of Cullen's laxative prescriptions to be made up. The patient has also asked Wilson to ask Cullen about continuing injections by the penis.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:210]
Case of Alexander Inglis of Murdiston, who is being treated for a persistent gleet and related symptoms of an inflammation of the urinary tract.
15


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:2582]AuthorMr Charles Wilson
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:699]PatientMr Alexander Hamilton Inglis (of Murdist(o)un; Alexander Inglis Hamilton)
[PERS ID:2582]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryMr Charles Wilson
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

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Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Mentioned / Other Murdieston (Murdietoun) Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Place of Handstamp Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

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Sir


Mr Inglis of Murdiston, some
days ago sent me a receipt of yours to make
him up a Laxative Electuary which I did
at same time he desired me to ask you if
you thought it proper that he should
continue the use of Injections by the Penis
the one he was using was a weak solution of
the Sugar of Lead
(about one grain to the
ounce) with a few drops of Laudanum in
it He wants to know if [he?] {illeg} [to continue?]
you approve of this or if you would propose
any other I am

Sir
your humble servant
Charles Wilson
Glasgow
19 April
1779



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Doctor Cullen
Edinburgh
29: 2


Mr Charles Wilson
Concerning
Inglis of Murdiston
April 20th 1779.
vol. 9th p. 165

Diplomatic Text

[Page 1]
Sir


Mr Inglis of Murdiston, some
days ago sent me a receipt of yours to make
him up a Laxative Electuary which I did
at same time he desired me to ask you if
you thought it proper that he should
continue the use of Injections by the Penis
the one he was using was a weak solution of
the Saccharum Saturni
(about one grain to the
ounce) with a few drops of Laudanum in
it He wants to know if [he?] {illeg} [to continue?]
you approve of this or if you would propose
any other I am

Sir
your humble servant
Charles Wilson
Glasgow
19 April
1779



[Page 2]


Doctor Cullen
Edinr
29: 2


Mr Charles Wilson
C
Inglis of Murdiston
April 20th 1779.
vol. 9th p. 165

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