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

 

[ID:2635] From: Mr Samuel Thompson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Thomson (A. B.) (Patient) / 12 June 1785 / (Incoming)

Letter from Samuel Thompson, concerning the case of his son. He mentions that Dr Alexander Towers had contacted Cullen and Dr Munro last autumn on the same case.

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FieldData
DOC ID 2635
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/1679
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date12 June 1785
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 Samuel Thompson, concerning the case of his son. He mentions that Dr Alexander Towers had contacted Cullen and Dr Munro last autumn on the same case.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes

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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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Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:3398]AuthorMr Samuel Thompson
[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:531]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Richard? Warren
[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:3399]OtherMr John Forbes
[PERS ID:3400]OtherMr Daniel Gregory
[PERS ID:3401]OtherMr B. Burton

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Place of Writing London London and South-East England Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Mentioned / Other West Indies certain
Mentioned / Other India Asia certain
Mentioned / Other St. Croix (Virgin Islands) West Indies certain
Mentioned / Other Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place of Handstamp London London and South-East England Europe certain

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