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

 

[ID:1743] From: Mr George Knott / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Knott (Ford) (Knot) (Patient), Miss Ford (Patient) / 16 October 1779 / (Incoming)

Letter from George Knott, concerning the case of Mrs Knott. Mrs Knott suspects she is pregnant and hopes it will 'carry away all her complaints'. She is confined to the house, looking after their daughter, who is 'verry Poorley'.

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FieldData
DOC ID 1743
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/830
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date16 October 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. Mrs Knott suspects she is pregnant and hopes it will 'carry away all her complaints'. She is confined to the house, looking after their daughter, who is 'verry Poorley'.
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:2580]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMiss Knott
[PERS ID:676]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr George Knott
[PERS ID:677]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMrs Knott (Knot)
[PERS ID:698]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMiss Ford

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
Place of Handstamp Inveraray West Highlands Scotland Europe certain

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Sir


I received yours some Time agoe & should
have answered it long agoe but I defered it till another Periodical
Time was over with Mrs Knott which now is & without coming
on now any more then before & she think she is rather big¬
gar which gives her some hopes she is breeding & that it
will carry away all her complaints she has had a return
both of the Pain at her Stomach & Dizziness & Pain in her Head
at Times but rather more so this last Week being confined
in the House attending our little girl who has & still is verry
Poorley in a Worm Fever Mrs Knott has gott some of
Anderson's Pills but has not had occasion to make
use of any she has seldom taken of the Stomach
Elixer
as it made her very drowsy & her Head rather



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lighter ↑some Time afterwards↑ she takes the Strengthening Drops three
Times a Day & they agree very well with her when
ever she has the Pain in her Head she is Drowsy
& Sleepy
Miss Fords has still the Pain at her Breast
at Times but not so frequent as she had she complains
of being rather short of Breath either in Walking or
going up Stairs & those two or three Days Past com¬
plained of an Aching Pain as if she was tired & a
Sickishness but not so as Reach


I am
Sir
your most Obedient Servant
Geo Knott

Lorn
16th October 1779 --



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Doct. Cullin M. D.
Edenburgh


Mrs Knott
October 1779.
X. p. 106.

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[Page 1]
Sir


I reced yours some Time agoe & should
have answered it long agoe but I defered it till another Periodical
Time was over with Mrs Knott which now is & without coming
on now any more then before & she think she is rather big¬
gar which gives her some hopes she is breeding & that it
will carry away all her complaints she has had a return
both of the Pain at her Stomach & Dizziness & Pain in her Head
at Times but rather more so this last Week being confined
in the House attendg our little girl who has & still is verry
Poorley in a Worm Fever Mrs Knott has gott some of
Anderson's Pills but has not had occasion to make
use of any she has seldom taken of the Stomach
Elixer
as it made her very drowsy & her Head rather



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lighter ↑some Time afterwards↑ she takes the Strengthening Drops three
Times a Day & they agree very well with her when
ever she has the Pain in her Head she is Drowsy
& Sleepy
Miss Fords has still the Pain at her Breast
at Times but not so frequent as she had she complains
of being rather short of Breath either in Walking or
going up Stairs & those two or three Days Past com¬
plained of an Aching Pain as if she was tired & a
Sickishness but not so as Reach


I am
Sir
Yr m.t Obed.t Serv.
Geo Knott

Lorn
16th Oct. 1779 --



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Doct. Cullin M. D.
Edenburgh


Mrs Knott
Oct.r 1779.
X. p. 106.

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