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


[ID:5079] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Robert McGowan (McGoune) / Regarding: Mr Robert McGowan (McGoune) (Patient) / 15 June 1785 / (Outgoing)

Reply concerning the case of Mr Robert McGowan.


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DOC ID 5079
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/18/62
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date15 June 1785
Annotation None
TypeMachine scribal copy
Enclosure(s) Enclosure(s) present
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Reply concerning the case of Mr Robert McGowan.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1530]
Case of Mr Robert McGouan [McGoun, McGowan] who is prescrbed strengthening powders. In 1785 he reports he is no worse for taking them but passes worms and is considering going south for his health.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:5153]AddresseeMr Robert McGowan (McGoune)
[PERS ID:5153]PatientMr Robert McGowan (McGoune)
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

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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 Glasgow Glasgow and West Scotland Europe inferred

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