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

 

[ID:5060] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr John McFarquhar (Farquharson) / Regarding: Miss Henrietta Ross (Henrieta, Henny) (Patient), Miss Mary Baillie (Patient) / 25 May 1785 / (Outgoing)

Reply, 'Miss H[enrietta] Ross'. Also mentions Miss Baillie.

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Metadata

FieldData
DOC ID 5060
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/18/43
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date25 May 1785
Annotation None
TypeMachine scribal copy
Enclosure(s) No enclosure(s)
Autopsy No
Recipe No
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply, 'Miss H[enrietta] Ross'. Also mentions Miss Baillie.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

Case

Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1778]
Case of Miss Henrietta Ross, aged thirteen, who 'became indolent and discovered an inclination to ly upon her Bed and afterwards began to complain of pain in the right side a little below the Breast' (includes some poor copies).
4
[Case ID:1784]
Case of Miss Mary Baillie at Dunrobin Castle, aged thirteen, who becomes very unwell after passing some worms. Cullen subsequently declares her case 'hysteric'.
8


People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2842]AddresseeMr John McFarquhar (Farquharson)
[PERS ID:2847]PatientMiss Mary Baillie
[PERS ID:2843]PatientMiss Henrietta Ross (Henrieta, Henny)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:2842]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryMr John McFarquhar (Farquharson)
[PERS ID:2846]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryMr Wood

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 Tain North Highlands Scotland Europe inferred
Mentioned / Other Balnagown Kildary North Highlands Scotland Europe certain

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Miss H. Ross

Dear Sir


I am favoured with yours of the {illeg}
and am very happy in finding ↑that↑ Miss Henrietta Ross
has got the better of {illeg}
I hope in a very good [train?] I have communicated
your information to Mr Wood but either
he nor I have any new Advice to offer. We
approve much of the young Lady's using the
Goat whey and we hope that by the use of that
the contenuance of the Issue and her daily exercise
She will be perfectly recovered. With respectful
Compliments to the family at Balnagown
I am with great regard


Sir
Your most Obedient Servant

William Cullen -

Edinburgh 25th. May
May


P.S. Your Accounts of Miss Baillie are extremely
agreeable

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Miss H. Ross

Dear Sir


I am favoured with yours of the {illeg}
and am very happy in finding ↑that↑ Miss Henrietta Ross
has got the better of {illeg}
I hope in a very good [train?] I have communicated
your information to Mr Wood but either
he nor I have any new Advice to offer. We
approve much of the young Lady's using the
Goat whey and we hope that by the use of that
the contenuance of the Issue and her daily exercise
She will be perfectly recovered. With respectful
Compliments to the family at Balnagown
I am with great regard


Sir
Your most Obedient Servant

William Cullen -

Edinr. 25th. May
May


P.S. Your Accounts of Miss Baillie are extremely
agreeable

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