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


[ID:5355] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch) / Regarding: General Francis Johnston ('Mr Frank'; Major-General Francis Johnston, CB. ) (Patient), Mr George Gordon (Patient) / 7 November 1786 / (Outgoing)

Reply to Dr Gilchrist concerning Mr Gordon and Mr Johnston.


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DOC ID 5355
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/19/166
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date7 November 1786
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 to Dr Gilchrist concerning Mr Gordon and Mr Johnston.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:2001]
Case of George Gordon at Carnshalloch House, Kirkton near Dumfries (but his father appears to be in London), an infant who is being treated with laudanam.
[Case ID:2002]
Case of Francis Johnston at Carnsalloch House, Kirkton near Dumfries, an infant who has problems with deafness.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:115]AddresseeDr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID:3597]PatientGeneral Francis Johnston ('Mr Frank'; Major-General Francis Johnston, CB. )
[PERS ID:3598]PatientMr George Gordon
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:115]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch)
[PERS ID:3600]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMrs Janet Johnston (of Carnsalloch)
[PERS ID:3601]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr Gordon

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 Dumfries Borders Scotland Europe certain
Mentioned / Other Carnsalloch House Kirkton Borders Scotland Europe certain

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