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


[ID:2455] From: Mr Lodovick Irvine (of Shetland) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Lodovick Irvine (of Shetland) (Patient) / 6 May 1784 / (Incoming)

Letter from Loderick Irvine, concerning his own case.


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DOC ID 2455
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/1510
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date6 May 1784
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 Loderick Irvine, concerning his own case.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1605]
Case of Loderick Irvine of Shetland who had suffered severe headaches and weakness since he had a feverish illness while working for a cloth merchant in Edinburgh in 1781. He has been ill for over two years and has used up all his money.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:4343]AuthorMr Lodovick Irvine (of Shetland)
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4343]PatientMr Lodovick Irvine (of Shetland)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4395]OtherMr Bell

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Shetlands Scotland Europe certain
Place of Writing Midbreak, Yell Shetlands Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

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