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


[ID:5563] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Miss Elizabeth Purves (Purvis) / Regarding: Miss Elizabeth Purves (Purvis) (Patient) / 16 November 1787 / (Outgoing)

Reply to Miss Purves concerning her own case.


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DOC ID 5563
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/20/183
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date16 November 1787
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 to Miss Purves concerning her own case.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:2081]
Case of Miss Elizabeth Purvis [Purves], whose stomach has improved but who has erysipelas on her face.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4009]AddresseeMiss Elizabeth Purves (Purvis)
[PERS ID:4009]PatientMiss Elizabeth Purves (Purvis)
[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 Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Chester-le-Street Durham North-East England Europe inferred

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