Cullen

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

 

[ID:3562] From: Dr William Sinclair / To: John Campbell / Regarding: Captain Patrick Campbell (Patient) / 29 July 1789 / (Incoming)

Two letters from William Sinclair. The first is addressed to John Campbell, Writer to the Signet, Edinburgh, in which Sinclair writes that he had heard nothing from Sir John Sinclair 'under whose care all my letters to Doctor Cullen were sent'. The second is a letter which Campbell is to pass on to Cullen, in which William Sinclair suggests bringing the patient to Leith by water.

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FieldData
DOC ID 3562
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/2450
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date29 July 1789
Annotation None
TypeAuthorial original
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Two letters from William Sinclair. The first is addressed to John Campbell, Writer to the Signet, Edinburgh, in which Sinclair writes that he had heard nothing from Sir John Sinclair 'under whose care all my letters to Doctor Cullen were sent'. The second is a letter which Campbell is to pass on to Cullen, in which William Sinclair suggests bringing the patient to Leith by water.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

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Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:2264]
Case of Captain Campbell who has developed eye problems.
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Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1881]AuthorDr William Sinclair
[PERS ID:5669]Addressee John Campbell
[PERS ID:5401]PatientCaptain Patrick Campbell
[PERS ID:1881]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Sinclair
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:5657]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendSir John Sinclair (of Ulbster)
[PERS ID:1]Supplemental AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

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Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Thurso Castle Thurso North Highlands Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Therapeutic Recommendation Leith Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain

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