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


[ID:5807] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr James Riddoch / Regarding: Mrs Riddoch (Patient) / 3 April 1789 / (Outgoing)

Reply concerning the case of Mrs Riddock, addressed to her husband.


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DOC ID 5807
RCPE Catalogue Number CUL/1/1/21/79
Main Language English
Document Direction Outgoing
Date3 April 1789
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 Mrs Riddock, addressed to her husband.
Manuscript Incomplete? No
Evidence of Commercial Posting No


Cases that this document belongs to:

Case ID Description Num Docs
[Case ID:2232]
Case of Mrs Riddock [Riddoch] who has an unusual degree of heat occupying the epigastric and umbilical regions, which Cullen diagnoses as a nervous affliction of the stomach.

People linked to this document

Person IDRole in documentPerson
[PERS ID:1]AuthorDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4668]AddresseeMr James Riddoch
[PERS ID:833]PatientMrs Riddoch
[PERS ID:4667]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr Robert Groat
[PERS ID:1]Patient's Physician / Surgeon / ApothecaryDr William Cullen (Professor Cullen)
[PERS ID:4668]Patient's Relative / Spouse / FriendMr James Riddoch

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 Orkneys Scotland Europe inferred

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