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

 

[ID:1730] From: Mr George Knott / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Knott (Ford) (Knot) (Patient), Miss Ford (Patient) / 18 September 1779 / (Incoming)

Letter from George Knott, concerning the case of Mrs Knott and her sister, Miss Ford.

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 1730
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/817
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date18 September 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 George Knott, concerning the case of Mrs Knott and her sister, Miss Ford.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:549]
Case of Mrs Knott who suffers from pains and dizziness and then becomes pregnant.
9
[Case ID:550]
Case of Miss Ford who has stomach problems.
6


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:676]AuthorMr George Knott
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:698]PatientMiss Ford
[PERS ID:677]PatientMrs Knott (Knot)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:698]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMiss Ford
[PERS ID:676]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr George Knott
[PERS ID:677]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMrs Knott (Knot)

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Lorn Inveraray West Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Mentioned / Other Stirling Mid Scotland Scotland Europe certain
Place of Handstamp Inveraray West Highlands Scotland Europe certain

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We arrived here ↑a↑ forthnight agoe &
had the pleasure to receive you Answer to mine from Stirling
ever since we came here Mrs Knott has complained of the
Dizziness & Pain in her Head much more so then for some Time
Past she begun to be worse about the Time she should have
been unwell she has not much complaint at her Stomach
so only took the Stomachic Elixir once not knowing whether
she should take it for the Pain & Dizziness in her Head she
forgott to ↑tell↑ you that the Top of her Head w↑h↑ere it is the most
Effected some Times Swels in Ridges or like large Vains
& is very Sore she has not yett been able to Use much
Exercise the Weather has been so wett & Windy


Miss Ford continues to the Rules prescribed but



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has returns of the Pain in her Side & Stomach she has
complained for this Week Past of a continued Head Ach
otherwise is much better


I am
Sir
your most Obedient Servant
Geo Knott

Lorn near
Inveraray
18th September 1779-



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Doct.r Cullin
Edinburgh -


Mr Knott Concerning
Mrs Knot September 18th
1779
Vol. X. p 92


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We arrived here ↑a↑ forthnight agoe &
had the pleasure to receive you Answer to mine from Stirling
ever since we came here Mrs Knott has complained of the
Dizziness & Pain in her Head much more so then for some Time
Past she begun to be worse about the Time she should have
been unwell she has not much complaint at her Stomach
so only took the Stomachic Elixir once not knowing whether
she should take it for the Pain & Dizziness in her Head she
forgott to ↑tell↑ you that the Top of her Head w↑h↑ere it is the most
Effected some Times Swels in Ridges or like large Vains
& is very Sore she has not yett been able to Use much
Exercise the Weather has been so wett & Windy


Miss Ford continues to the Rules prescribed but



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has returns of the Pain in her Side & Stomach she has
complained for this Week Past of a continued Head Ach
otherwise is much better


I am
Sir
your most Obed Serv.t
Geo Knott

Lorn near
Inveraray
18th Sept.r 1779-



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Doct.r Cullin
Edinburgh -


Mr Knott C.
Mrs Knot Septr 18th
1779
Vol. X. p 92


396
26
16 370 23
32
50

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