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


[ID:3262] From: Miss Elizabeth Purves (Purvis) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Elizabeth Purves (Purvis) (Patient) / 12 November 1787 / (Incoming)

Letter from Elizabeth Purvis, concerning her own case.


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DOC ID 3262
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/2160
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date12 November 1787
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 Elizabeth Purvis, concerning her own case.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:2081]
Case of Miss Elizabeth Purvis [Purves], whose stomach has improved but who has erysipelas on her face.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:4009]AuthorMiss Elizabeth Purves (Purvis)
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4009]PatientMiss Elizabeth Purves (Purvis)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4010]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr Purves

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Chester-le-Street Durham North-East England Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Mentioned / Other Gilsland North-East England Europe certain
Place of Handstamp Newcastle upon Tyne North-East England Europe certain

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