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

 

[ID:3309] From: Dr Robinson Foxley / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Reverend (Patient) / 13 February 1788 / (Incoming)

Letter from Robinson Foxley, concerning the case of an unnamed clergyman, aged 60, in Manchester, who suffers from urinary tract problems. His most painful and pressing symptom is priapism. Foxley expresses his admiration for Cullen's publications, 'although the Doctrines therein contained have been critically and unkindly canvassed by Dr. J. Browne and his prejudiced adherents'. Payment is to be sent via a Manchester merchant, Mr. Ogden.

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DOC ID 3309
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/2206
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date13 February 1788
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 Robinson Foxley, concerning the case of an unnamed clergyman, aged 60, in Manchester, who suffers from urinary tract problems. His most painful and pressing symptom is priapism. Foxley expresses his admiration for Cullen's publications, 'although the Doctrines therein contained have been critically and unkindly canvassed by Dr. J. Browne and his prejudiced adherents'. Payment is to be sent via a Manchester merchant, Mr. Ogden.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

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Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:2107]
Case of an unnamed clergyman troubled with passing sand in his urine, a stranguary, then Priapism.
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[PERS ID:4707]AuthorDr Robinson Foxley
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4708]PatientReverend
[PERS ID:4707]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Robinson Foxley
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:1815]Other Physician / SurgeonDr George Cheyne
[PERS ID:2872]Other Physician / SurgeonDr Friedrich Hoffmann (Hoffman)
[PERS ID:4705]Other Physician / SurgeonDr John Brown (Browne)
[PERS ID:1688]Other Physician / SurgeonDr Robert James
[PERS ID:4706]OtherMr Ogden

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Place of Writing Manchester North-West England Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe inferred

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