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


[ID:5312] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr James Hall / Regarding: Miss Hercy Christina Maria Gavin (Patient) / 24 July 1786 / (Outgoing)

Reply concerning the case of Miss Hercy Gavin, whose symptoms 'go on from bad to worse'.


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DOC ID 5312
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/19/123
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date24 July 1786
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 Miss Hercy Gavin, whose symptoms 'go on from bad to worse'.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:1915]
Case of Miss Hercy [Hearsy] Gavin who has a chest complaint, suspected to be consumption with other symptoms including an eruption on her face and who is to travel to France.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4799]AddresseeDr James Hall
[PERS ID:5187]PatientMiss Hercy Christina Maria Gavin
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4799]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr James Hall
[PERS ID:5188]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendLady Elizabeth Gavin (Betty)

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 Duns (Dunse) Borders Scotland Europe inferred
Therapeutic Recommendation South of France France Europe certain

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