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


[ID:1759] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Michael Law / Regarding: Bishop John Oswald (of Raphoe) (Patient) / 23 November 1779 / (Outgoing)

Directions for the Bishop of Raphoe, citing Boerhaave. Cullen says he has not heard of black jaundice.


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DOC ID 1759
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/846
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date23 November 1779
Annotation None
TypeAuthorial original
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Directions for the Bishop of Raphoe, citing Boerhaave. Cullen says he has not heard of black jaundice.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:335]
Case of John Oswald, Bishop of Raphoe, who is diagnosed with an obstruction of the liver.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:5809]AddresseeDr Michael Law
[PERS ID:2061]PatientBishop John Oswald (of Raphoe)
[PERS ID:5809]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Michael Law
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:925]Other Physician / SurgeonDr Herman Boerhaave
[PERS ID:5810]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr James Oswald
[PERS ID:56]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMrs Ann Oswald (of Raphoe)

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Raphoe North Ireland Ireland Europe inferred
Mentioned / Other Bath South-West England Europe certain

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