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

 

[ID:2524] From: Dr Alexander Tower (Towers) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Thomson (A. B.) (Patient) / 26 September 1784 / (Incoming)

Letter from Alexander Tower, serving as a covering letter for the case of 'A. B.', the four-year-old son of a friend of his [identified as Mr Thomson in another letter] on the island of St Croix, 'which place I left June last'. The addressee is unnamed, but Tower hopes to have both his and Cullen's advice (and inferred to be Munro, Secundus).

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FieldData
DOC ID 2524
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/1575a
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date26 September 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 Alexander Tower, serving as a covering letter for the case of 'A. B.', the four-year-old son of a friend of his [identified as Mr Thomson in another letter] on the island of St Croix, 'which place I left June last'. The addressee is unnamed, but Tower hopes to have both his and Cullen's advice (and inferred to be Munro, Secundus).
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

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Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:704]
Case of "A. B.", the four-year-old son of Mr Samuel Thomson on the island of St Croix who has lost his speech and developed a 'spasmodic' condition in his arm since being inoculated against smallpox.
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People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:3396]AuthorDr Alexander Tower (Towers)
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:3395]PatientMr Thomson (A. B.)
[PERS ID:89]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryProfessor Alexander Monro (secundus; Munro )
[PERS ID:3396]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Alexander Tower (Towers)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:3398]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr Samuel Thompson
[PERS ID:89]Supplemental AddresseeProfessor Alexander Monro (secundus; Munro )

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Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Aberdeen East Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Mentioned / Other England Europe certain
Mentioned / Other Scotland Europe certain
Mentioned / Other St. Croix (Virgin Islands) West Indies certain
Mentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

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