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

 

[ID:577] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr John Walker / Regarding: Mrs Thomson (Patient), Mrs MacEwan (McEwan) (Patient) / 14 June 1782 / (Outgoing)

Letter to Mr Walker regarding Mrs Thomson, whom Cullen has visited personally; 'I find in general the marks of declining age'. He also remarks that he had been unable to call on Mrs MacEwan, and that he has recently suffered from influenza. Probably to John Walker in Kirkcudbright, where he has treated other members of the Thomson family.

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FieldData
DOC ID 577
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/15/61
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date14 June 1782
Annotation None
TypeMachine copy
Enclosure(s) Enclosure(s) present
Autopsy No
Recipe Yes
Regimen No
Letter of Introduction No
Case Note No
Summary Letter to Mr Walker regarding Mrs Thomson, whom Cullen has visited personally; 'I find in general the marks of declining age'. He also remarks that he had been unable to call on Mrs MacEwan, and that he has recently suffered from influenza. Probably to John Walker in Kirkcudbright, where he has treated other members of the Thomson family.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No

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[Case ID:1467]
Case of Mrs Thomson whose symptoms are attributed to the 'fatuity' of old age.
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Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:838]AddresseeMr John Walker
[PERS ID:5059]PatientMrs Thomson
[PERS ID:5060]PatientMrs MacEwan (McEwan)
[PERS ID:838]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryMr John Walker
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)

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Place of Writing Cullen's House / Mint Close Edinburgh Edinburgh and East Scotland Europe certain
Destination of Letter Kirkcudbright Borders Scotland Europe inferred

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