Cullen

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

 

Anderson's Pills / Scotch Pills

Popular remedy first marketed around 1635 by Edinburgh-born physician Patrick Anderson (1579/80 - circa 1660). Mildly aperient pills containing aloes, colocynth, and gamboge, sold as sovereign remedy for cleansing the system after over-indulgence. Anderson claimed to have found the formula in Venice.

Category: Ingredients
Sub category: Proprietary

55 documents found with this item tagged. See below for the various ways that this item has been used in the the documents.



[DOC ID:47] Andersons Pills on page (1)
[ID:47] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Menzies / Regarding: Mr Murray (of Ayton) (Patient) / 27 February 1769 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1976] have had a regular Stool once a day, without the Assistance of Andersons Pills- on page (1)
[ID:1976] From: Mr Thomas Rippingall (Ripengal, Rippengale) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Thomas Rippingall (Ripengal, Rippengale) (Patient) / 5 February 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1866] an Andersons pill on page (3)
[ID:1866] From: Mr John Bannerman / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs McMichen (McMiken) (Patient) / 6 June 1780 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1868] Andersons pills on page (3)
[ID:1868] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Dr Thomas Mutter (Reverend) (Patient) / 9 June 1780 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1756] Andersons Pill on page (3)
[ID:1756] From: Dr Michael Law / To: Mr James Oswald / Regarding: Bishop John Oswald (of Raphoe) (Patient) / 14 November 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:13] Anderson's Pill on page (5)
[ID:13] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: W F / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / August? 1764? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1174] anderson pills on page (1)
[ID:1174] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 11 October 1775 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1174] Anderson pills on page (1)
[ID:1174] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 11 October 1775 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1174] andersons on page (3)
[ID:1174] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 11 October 1775 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1130] Andersons pills on page (2)
[ID:1130] From: Dr / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Alexander Hanna (Patient) / February 1775 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1065] Anderson's pills on page (2)
[ID:1065] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr George Buchanan (Patient) / 23 December 1780 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1094] Anderson's Pill on page (2)
[ID:1094] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Henry Watt (of Burntisland) / Regarding: Mr Henry Watt (of Burntisland) (Patient) / 8 March 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:746] Andersons pills on page (2)
[ID:746] From: Mr William Taylor / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Taylor (Patient) / November? 1761 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1012] Anderson's pill on page (1)
[ID:1012] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Patrick Duguid Leslie / Regarding: Miss J Campbell (Patient) / 24 August 1780 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:6001] Andersons pills on page (1)
[ID:6001] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Robertson (Patient) / 4 February 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:5966] Anderson’s pill on page (2)
[ID:5966] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Major James Inglis Hamilton ((later) General Hamilton of Murdieston) / Regarding: Miss Christian Hamilton (of Murdieston) (Patient) / 31 October 1770 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:516] Andersons Pill on page (2)
[ID:516] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr McAdam (McAdam of Craigengillen) (Patient) / 3 March 1775 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4525] Anderson's pill on page (1)
[ID:4525] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Campbell (Patient) / October? 1779? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4501] Andersons on page (1)
[ID:4501] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr George Knott / Regarding: Mrs Knott (Ford) (Knot) (Patient), Miss Ford (Patient) / 1 September 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4501] Andersons pills on page (1)
[ID:4501] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr George Knott / Regarding: Mrs Knott (Ford) (Knot) (Patient), Miss Ford (Patient) / 1 September 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4447] Andersons Pills on page (2)
[ID:4447] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr / Regarding: Mr John Buchanan (at Kirkudbright) (Patient) / 2 June 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4430] Andersons Pill on page (1)
[ID:4430] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Ogilvie (Ogilvy) (Patient) / 17 May 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4286] Anderson's pill on page (2)
[ID:4286] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Henderson / Regarding: Mr Henderson (Patient) / 30 July 1778 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4303] Andersons on page (1)
[ID:4303] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Blane / Regarding: Mr Blane (Patient) / 2 September 1778 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4133] Anderson's on page (2)
[ID:4133] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Bailley (Patient) / 10 September 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4136] Andersons Pill on page (1)
[ID:4136] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mrs Anna Allan (Wallace) (of Row) / Regarding: Mrs Elizabeth Allan (Colquhoun) (of Row) (Patient) / 15 September 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4109] Andersons Pills on page (2)
[ID:4109] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr / Regarding: Mr Macpherson (Patient) / 19 August 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4096] Andersons pill on page (1)
[ID:4096] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Anonymous / Regarding: Mr Pagan (Patient) / 5 August 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4083] Andersons Pill on page (2)
[ID:4083] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Baron George Gordon (of Gight, 11th Baron of Gight) / Regarding: Baron George Gordon (of Gight, 11th Baron of Gight) (Patient) / 11 June 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4084] Anderson's pill on page (1)
[ID:4084] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr / Regarding: Mr Armstrong (Patient) / 13 June 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4075] Andersons on page (3)
[ID:4075] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mrs Nasmith / Regarding: Mrs Nasmith (Patient) / June? 1777? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4075] Scotch Pill on page (3)
[ID:4075] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mrs Nasmith / Regarding: Mrs Nasmith (Patient) / June? 1777? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:386] Andersons Pills on page (1)
[ID:386] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mrs H. (of W.) / Regarding: Mrs H. (of W.) (Patient) / 26 May 1768 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:2892] Andersons Pill on page (6)
[ID:2892] Case Note / Regarding: Mrs Jane Fraser (of Relick) (Patient) / September 1786 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:29] Amndersons pills on page (1)
[ID:29] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Gordon (of Earlston) (Patient) / 29 April 1765? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:26] Andersons Pill on page (2)
[ID:26] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Robert Baillie (Patient) / March? 1765? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:2214] Andersons pills on page (3)
[ID:2214] From: Mr John Goodsir / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr David Bethune (of Kilconquhar; of Balfour) (Patient) / 23 May 1782 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2173] Anderson's piles on page (1)
[ID:2173] From: Mr David Bethune (of Kilconquhar; of Balfour) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr David Bethune (of Kilconquhar; of Balfour) (Patient) / 15 March 1782 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1890] Ander¬ son's pills on page (5)
[ID:1890] From: Mr Patrick Duguid Leslie / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss J Campbell (Patient) / 27 July 1780 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1743] Anderson's Pills on page (1)
[ID:1743] From: Mr George Knott / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Knott (Ford) (Knot) (Patient), Miss Ford (Patient) / 16 October 1779 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1533] Anderson's pill on page (3)
[ID:1533] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Henderson / Regarding: Mr Henderson (Patient) / 19 July 1778 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1129] Andersons pills on page (3)
[ID:1129] From: Reverend William Gordon (of Urquhart ) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Reverend Thomas Macfarlane (of Lonbride (Lanbride, Lhanbryd)) (Patient) / March? 1776? / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1014] scotch pill on page (2)
[ID:1014] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Anthony Chamier (Charmier, Chamia) / Regarding: Mr Anthony Chamier (Charmier, Chamia) (Patient) / 30 August 1780 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:785] Anderson's pills on page (3)
[ID:785] From: Mr Neill Menzies / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Ruthven (Patient) / 25 May 1766 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:788] Anderson's Pills on page (1)
[ID:788] From: Mr Neill Menzies / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Ruthven (Patient) / 1 June 1766 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:860] Dr.Anderson's pills on page (1)
[ID:860] From: [AUTHOR UNKNOWN] / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Reddie (Patient) / 23 December 1773 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:867] Andersons Pills on page (1)
[ID:867] From: Mr Robert Forbes / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs Maddie(?) Fordyce (Patient) / 12 January 1774 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:868] Andersons pills on page (1)
[ID:868] From: Captain Alexander Fordyce / To: William Dunbar / Regarding: Mrs Maddie(?) Fordyce (Patient) / 16 January 1774 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:869] Andersons Pills on page (1)
[ID:869] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Maddie(?) Fordyce (Patient) / 19? January 1774 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:869] Andersons Pills on page (1)
[ID:869] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Maddie(?) Fordyce (Patient) / 19? January 1774 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:890] Tinctura Sana on page (1)
[ID:890] From: George Dunbar / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: George Dunbar (Patient) / 16 March 1774 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:890] Anderson's Pills on page (1)
[ID:890] From: George Dunbar / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: George Dunbar (Patient) / 16 March 1774 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:965] Andersons Pill on page (1)
[ID:965] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr D. Allan (Patient) / 22 May 1780 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:975] Anders.Anderson's pill on page (1)
[ID:975] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr John Gilchrist (of Speddoch) / Regarding: Dr Thomas Mutter (Reverend) (Patient) / 11 June 1780 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:979] Andersons pill on page (1)
[ID:979] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr John Bannerman / Regarding: Mrs McMichen (McMiken) (Patient) / 15 June 1780 / (Outgoing)