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

 

[ID:2021] From: Dr William Wilson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Moodie (Moody) (Patient), Mr Johnston (Patient) / 29 June 1781 / (Incoming)

Letter from William Wilson, concerning the case of Mr Johnston, who has suffers from a persistent throat complaint.

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FieldData
DOC ID 2021
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/1098
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date29 June 1781
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 William Wilson, concerning the case of Mr Johnston, who has suffers from a persistent throat complaint.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1378]
Case of Mr. Johnston who has a throat complaint.
4
[Case ID:1399]
Case of Mr. Moody whose headaches, dimness of sight and other symptoms threaten a paralytic condition.
4


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:132]AuthorDr William Wilson
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:106]PatientMr Moodie (Moody)
[PERS ID:2915]PatientMr Johnston
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:132]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Wilson
[PERS ID:2886]OtherMr Hamilton

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Greenock Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

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Dear Sir


This will be handed you by
A Mr Johnston from this whom I have perswad¬
ed to take your Advice for the cure of a Sore
Throat
of which he has Complained for Some
Considerable time Tho I have examined it very
Attentively at different times it has never
had much apearance of desease the Fauces ar
Generaly of a brighter red then Common and the
Tonsils have Constantly Some degree of Swelling
the Uvula seems relaxed & hanging on the tongue
he Alsoe Complains of Some pain and dryness in
One nostril for these Compalints I have given



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him at Several times Bark, Mercurials, Astringent
Gargles
and he is at present using Antimonial
Wine
from this last he thinks he findes some
good effects --- Mr Hamiltons Ship for Jamaica
had gon down to Fairly the day I received yours
and would have Sailed next day but had Some
of her hands empressed which with the Change
of Wind Still Keeps her --- Mr Moody is much
as when you Saw him - I remain with great
respect Dear Sir


Your Most Humble Servant

Will Wilson




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Doctor Cullen
Edinburgh


Mr Wilson
Concerning Mr Johnston
June 1781
V. XIII. p 93

Diplomatic Text

[Page 1]

Dear Sir


This will be handed you by
A Mr Johnston from this whom I have perswad¬
ed to take your Advice for the cure of a Sore
Throat
of which he has Complained for Some
Considerable time Tho I have examined it very
Attentively at different times it has never
had much apearance of desease the Fauces ar
Generaly of a brighter red then Common and the
Tonsils have Constantly Some degree of Swelling
the Uvula seems relaxed & hanging on the tongue
he Alsoe Complains of Some pain and dryness in
One nostril for these Compalints I have given



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him at Several times Bark, Mercurials, Astringent
Gargles
and he is at present using Antimonial
Wine
from this last he thinks he findes some
good effects --- Mr Hamiltons Ship for Jamaica
had gon down to Fairly the day I received yours
and would have Sailed next day but had Some
of her hands empressed which with the Change
of Wind Still Keeps her --- Mr Moody is much
as when you Saw him - I remain with great
respect Dear Sir


Your Mo Humble Servr

Will Wilson




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Doctor Cullen
Edinburgh


Mr Wilson
C Mr Johnston
June 1781
V. XIII. p 93

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