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

 

[ID:3655] From: Dr William Hunter / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr (Patient) / 1754? / (Incoming)

Letter from William Hunter concerning the case of an unnamed male patient, a Scottish merchant whose case was sent to him by Cullen (Doc: 3632). Hunter includes the opinion of Mr Hawkins. Addressed to Cullen at Glasgow so an inferred date of early 1755 at the latest. The only other letter in the archive addressed to Cullen while still at Glasgow is Doc:733.

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 3655
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/2/2545
Main Language English
Document Direction Incoming
Date1754?
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 William Hunter concerning the case of an unnamed male patient, a Scottish merchant whose case was sent to him by Cullen (Doc: 3632). Hunter includes the opinion of Mr Hawkins. Addressed to Cullen at Glasgow so an inferred date of early 1755 at the latest. The only other letter in the archive addressed to Cullen while still at Glasgow is Doc:733.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting Yes

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:2410]
Case of a twenty-eight year old merchant who has a serious urinary disorder accompanied by feverishness which may be the result of a history of venereal infections and free living.
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People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:2689]AuthorDr William Hunter
[PERS ID:1]AddresseeDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4250]PatientMr
[PERS ID:4252]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryMr Hawkins
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2689]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Hunter

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing London London and South-East England Europe inferred
Destination of Letter Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain
Mentioned / Other Glasgow College Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

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