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

 

[ID:3469] From: Dr George Skene / To: Mr John Bennet / Regarding: Mrs Mary Leith (Forbes) (of Leith Hall) (Patient) / 20 February 1789 / (Incoming)

Letter from George Skene to John Bennet, Edinburgh, concerning the case of Mrs Leith. Document 3470, a case note, was included with this in the box but may have been sent earlier than this letter. Skene notes that Cullen was "dissatisfied with the information sent". Skene also refers to the French Oculist M. Jean Francois Pellier, who had visited Edinburgh, and the surgeon Benjamin Bell’s opinion of him.

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FieldData
DOC ID 3469
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/2357a
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date20 February 1789
Annotation None
TypeAuthorial original
Enclosure(s) Enclosure(s) present
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Letter from George Skene to John Bennet, Edinburgh, concerning the case of Mrs Leith. Document 3470, a case note, was included with this in the box but may have been sent earlier than this letter. Skene notes that Cullen was "dissatisfied with the information sent". Skene also refers to the French Oculist M. Jean Francois Pellier, who had visited Edinburgh, and the surgeon Benjamin Bell’s opinion of him.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes

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Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1282]
Case of Mrs Leith, mother of four children, who has been sick since she last gave birth.
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Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:64]AuthorDr George Skene
[PERS ID:3671]AddresseeMr John Bennet
[PERS ID:3669]PatientMrs Mary Leith (of Leith Hall)
[PERS ID:64]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr George Skene
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:13]Other Physician / SurgeonMr Benjamin Bell
[PERS ID:3672]Other Physician / SurgeonMr Jean Francois Pellier
[PERS ID:3670]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendColonel Alexander Leith (Leith-Hay)

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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
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Place of Handstamp Aberdeen East Highlands Scotland Europe certain

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