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

 

[ID:4877] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr John Andrew / Regarding: Mr Livingstone (of Parkhall) (Patient) / 17 July 1784 / (Outgoing)

Reply, 'Mr Livingstone'

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 4877
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/17/73
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date17 July 1784
Annotation None
TypeMachine scribal copy
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply, 'Mr Livingstone'
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1693]
Case of Mr Livingston of Parkhall who has a chest complaint, with asthma and a cough.
10


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:550]AddresseeMr John Andrew
[PERS ID:2632]PatientMr Livingstone (of Parkhall)
[PERS ID:89]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryProfessor Alexander Monro (secundus; Munro )
[PERS ID:550]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryMr John Andrew
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

Places linked to this document

Role in document Specific Place Settlements / Areas Region Country Global Region Confidence
Place of Writing Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Mentioned / Other Parkhall Estate Balfron Glasgow and West Scotland Europe certain

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[Page 1]
Mr. Livingstone
Dear Sir


[Some particular?] accidents {illeg} me much to
the Country has prevented my answering yours of the 12th
{illeg} should have been.


For relieving Mr. Livingstone from the [passing?] of his
stomach
after dinner for rendering his breathing still
easier and for increasing his urine I give you a pre¬
scription on other page which Dr Monro and I think
most likely to answer the purpose. With best Compliments
to him and wishing you all success I am as always


Dear John
Yours &c.
William Cullen

Edinburgh 17th. July
1784



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✍ For Mr Livingston of Parkhall

Take three and a half ounces each of Cinnamon water and Rose water, one ounce of Simple Syrup, two drachms of Tartar Salt and half an ounce of Regenerated tartar. Mix and Label: Aperient Solution a table spoonfull to be taken in a wine glassful of water three times a day an hour before meals.

W. C.

17th July
1784.

Diplomatic Text

[Page 1]
Mr. Livingstone
Dear Sir


[Some particular?] accidents {illeg} me much to
the Country has prevented my answering yours of the 12th
{illeg} should have been.


For relieving Mr. Livingstone from the [passing?] of his
stomach
after dinner for rendering his breathing still
easier and for increasing his urine I give you a pre¬
scription on other page which Dr Monro and I think
most likely to answer the purpose. With best Compliments
to him and wishing you all success I am as always


Dear John
Yours &c.
William Cullen

Edinr. 17th. July
1784



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✍ For Mr Livingston of Parkhall


Aq. cinnam simpl.
-- rosar. @ ℥iijſs
Syr. Simpl. ℥j
Sal. Tartar. ʒij
Tartar. regenerat. ℥ſs
ℳ. Sig. Aperient Solution a table spoonfull to be
taken in a wine glass full of water three times
a day an hour before meals

W. C.

17th July
1784.

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