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


[ID:2157] From: Mr W. McDonald (Macdonald) / To: Mr Robert McDonald (Macdonald) / Regarding: Mr W. McDonald (Macdonald) (Patient) / 20 February 1782 / (Incoming)

Letter from W. McDonald, from Bristol describing his own case.


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DOC ID 2157
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/1231
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date20 February 1782
Annotation None
TypeAuthorial original
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen Yes
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Letter from W. McDonald, from Bristol describing his own case.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1503]
Case of Mr Macdonald who Cullen thinks has two, distinct conditions - a congested liver and catarrh - both the result of coming back to a cold climate from the West Indies.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:3657]AuthorMr W. McDonald (Macdonald)
[PERS ID:3658]AddresseeMr Robert McDonald (Macdonald)
[PERS ID:3657]PatientMr W. McDonald (Macdonald)
[PERS ID:3660]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Moncrieff
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:3659]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr Robert McGhie
[PERS ID:3661]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr Joe? Willoughby

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Bristol South-West England Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

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