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


[ID:4634] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Heysham / Regarding: Dr Thomas Percy (Bishop of Dromore) (Patient) / 24 May 1783 / (Outgoing)

Reply to Dr Heysham concerning Dr Percy.


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DOC ID 4634
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/16/39
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date24 May 1783
Annotation None
TypeMachine scribal copy
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen Yes
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply to Dr Heysham concerning Dr Percy.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1591]
Case of Dr Percy, Bishop of Dromore, who experiences a strange sensation in his head when he lies on one side which can lead to a complete 'loss of his faculties'.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:477]AddresseeDr John Heysham
[PERS ID:4351]PatientDr Thomas Percy (Bishop of Dromore)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:477]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr John Heysham
[PERS ID:544]Other Physician / SurgeonDr Henry Cullen (Harry, Dr Henry, "the young doctor" )
[PERS ID:477]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendDr John Heysham

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Carlisle North-West England Europe inferred

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