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

 

[ID:2116] From: James McCormick / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Mattear (Drennan) (Mattaire, Mullaire ) (Patient) / 22 December 1781 / (Incoming)

Letter from James McCormick, concerning the case of Dr Drennan's sister. He mentions an enclosed (missing) letter from Drennan, which may be document ID:2113.

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 2116
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/1191
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date22 December 1781
Annotation None
TypeAuthorial original
Enclosure(s) Enclosure(s) mentioned, but missing
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Letter from James McCormick, concerning the case of Dr Drennan's sister. He mentions an enclosed (missing) letter from Drennan, which may be document ID:2113.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1294]
Case of the sister of Dr William Drennan who suffers from persistent, severe headaches accompanied by startings, feverishness and disturbed dreams.
6


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:2649]Author James McCormick
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:1193]PatientMrs Mattear (Mattaire, Mullaire )
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2649]Patient's Relative / Spouse / Friend James McCormick
[PERS ID:2650]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMrs McCormick
[PERS ID:202]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendDr William Drennan

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Prestonpans Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

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Dear Sir


The inclosed from Dr Drennan
came to my hand Yesterday - Mrs McCormick
and I are very unhappy with the Accounts he
gives us of his Sister & I intended to have
waited on You myself but am prevented
by a Cold. Be so good as send your Letter
to the Doctor under Cover to Me by Post
& it will be very obliging if You will let
me know in general your Oppinion of her
Case. I have the Honour to be
with great Esteem


your much obliged
& most obedient Servant
Jas: McCormick
Prestonpans 22d December 1781



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To
Doctor Cullen
Edinburgh


Dr Drennan
Concerning his Sister
December 1781
V.XIII. p.245.

Diplomatic Text

[Page 1]
Dear Sir


The inclosed from Dr Drennan
came to my hand Yesterday - Mrs McCormick
and I are very unhappy with the Accounts he
gives us of his Sister & I intended to have
waited on You myself but am prevented
by a Cold. Be so good as send your Letter
to the Doctor under Cover to Me by Post
& it will be very obliging if You will let
me know in general your Oppinion of her
Case. I have the Honour to be
with great Esteem


your much obliged
& most obedt Servt
Jas: McCormick
Pr-pans 22d Decr 1781



[Page 2]


To
Doctor Cullen
Edinr


Dr Drennan
C his Sister
Decr 1781
V.XIII. p.245.

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