Cullen

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

 

Shaving

Usually of the hair of the head, usually to facilitate the application of medicated plasters or blistering but also for purposes of cleanliness (for example, when a patient is feverish and sweating). Particularly recommended in cases of insanity.

Category: Treatments
Sub category: General

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



[DOC ID:4643] head constantly shaven on page (6)
[ID:4643] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr William Ingham / Regarding: Miss Mary Peareth (Pearith, Peariths) (Patient), Miss Ellison (Alison) (Patient), Mr Ralph Bates (Patient) / 8 June 1783 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4417] shaven on page (1)
[ID:4417] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr / Regarding: Mr John Wemyss (Patient) / 26 April 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:3705] close shaven on page (1)
[ID:3705] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Miss Stclair / Regarding: Miss Stclair (Patient) / 21 September 1774 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:280] till the skin will bear Shaving again on page (4)
[ID:280] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Alexander Taylor (Sanders) / Regarding: Mr William Orr ((later) of Ingliston, then Ralston) (Patient), Mrs Margaret? Orr (Kibble) (Patient), Mr Kibble? (Patient), Mrs Kibble (Corse?) (of Whiteford) (Patient) / 27 February 1782 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:2055] cutting out of his hair on page (1)
[ID:2055] From: Dr Ralph Paterson (Patterson) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Rigby (Patient) / August 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1944] her headhairbe entirely cut out & her head kept shaved once a week on page (1)
[ID:1944] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Reverend William Donaldson (of Ballantrae) / Regarding: Mrs McKessock (Mackessock) (Patient) / October 1780 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:182] shaved on page (2)
[ID:182] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr John McFarquhar (Farquharson) / Regarding: Captain Ross (Patient), Mr Hugh Munro (Monro, of Achanie, of Achannie) (Patient) / 15 August 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1583] part with his hair on page (1)
[ID:1583] From: David Christie / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: James Johnstone (Patient) / 13 November 1778 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1595] shaving on page (3)
[ID:1595] From: Reverend James (?) Gillies / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Reverend James (?) Gillies (Patient) / 4 November 1778 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1600] cuting off my Hair on page (4)
[ID:1600] From: Mr Alexander Dingwall (Dingwal) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Dingwall (Dingwal) (Patient) / 12 December 1778 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:154] cutting out a great part of her hair on page (1)
[ID:154] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Anonymous / Regarding: Miss James (Patient) / 26 June 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:143] kept constantly Shaven on page (2)
[ID:143] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr William Wilson / Regarding: Mr Moodie (Moody) (Patient) / 10 June 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:132] The head is to be shaven all over twice a week on page (1)
[ID:132] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Smith (Mrs Smith of Methven) (Patient) / 16 May 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:132] shaving on page (1)
[ID:132] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Smith (Mrs Smith of Methven) (Patient) / 16 May 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1226] shaving of the Head on page (3)
[ID:1226] From: Dr James Hamilton / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Reddie (Riddie) (Patient) / 9 January 1776 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1226] Shaving the head on page (5)
[ID:1226] From: Dr James Hamilton / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Reddie (Riddie) (Patient) / 9 January 1776 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1118] lose his Hair on page (3)
[ID:1118] From: Dr Alexander Stevenson (Professor; of Dalgairn ) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Sir James Maxwell (Patient) / 2 February 1775 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:116] your Lordship cannot try it without shaving the head on page (4)
[ID:116] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Earl James Ogilvie (Ogilvy; 7th Earl of Findlater, 4th Earl of Seafield; Lord Deskford (before 1770)) / Regarding: Earl James Ogilvie (Ogilvy; 7th Earl of Findlater, 4th Earl of Seafield; Lord Deskford (before 1770)) (Patient) / 6 April 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1092] let his head be shaved on page (2)
[ID:1092] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Anonymous / Regarding: Captain Grant (Patient) / 28 February 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:688] hair must almost entirely be cut out and her head shaven & from time to time shaving repeated on page (2)
[ID:688] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr William Drennan / Regarding: Mrs Mattear (Drennan) (Mattaire, Mullaire ) (Patient) / 23 December 1782 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:688] shaven on page (3)
[ID:688] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr William Drennan / Regarding: Mrs Mattear (Drennan) (Mattaire, Mullaire ) (Patient) / 23 December 1782 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:726] Shaved on page (1)
[ID:726] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr Gillespie (Patient) / 20 March 1783 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:6000] her head must be shaved on page (2)
[ID:6000] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mrs Harrower (Patient) / 4 February 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:572] the hair of his head should be Cut out on page (12)
[ID:572] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Alexander Taylor (Sanders) / Regarding: Reverend Colin Gillies (of Paisley) (Patient) / 10 June 1782 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:5855] hair to be cut out on page (2)
[ID:5855] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr John Walker / Regarding: Mrs Lenox (Lennox) (Patient) / 15 July 1789 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:5345] Shaving on page (2)
[ID:5345] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Miss Agnes Eleonora Dunlop / Regarding: Mrs Frances Anna Dunlop (Wallace) (of Dunlop) (Patient) / 6 October 1786 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:510] let his head be kept close shaved on page (1)
[ID:510] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Mr James Preston (Patient) / 18 February 1775 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:5055] shaving of his head on page (1)
[ID:5055] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mrs Esther MacNeill (Campbell) (Campbell) / Regarding: Captain Duncan MacNeill (of Dunmore) (Patient) / 15? May? 1785? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:500] you must cut out your hair on page (3)
[ID:500] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Reverend Ramsay (Rev Mr Ramsay) / Regarding: Reverend Ramsay (Rev Mr Ramsay) (Patient) / 23 September 1774 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4993] Shaving on page (2)
[ID:4993] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Alexander Taylor (Sanders) / Regarding: Mrs Orr (Patient), Mr Stuart (Patient) / 28 February 1785 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4423] hairof her head must be cut close or even shaven on page (2)
[ID:4423] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Miss Russell (Y. Z.) (Patient) / 5 May 1779 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4353] The cutting out of your hair on page (2)
[ID:4353] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Alexander Dingwall (Dingwal) / Regarding: Mr Alexander Dingwall (Dingwal) (Patient) / 19 December 1778 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4134] head shaven on page (2)
[ID:4134] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Joseph Harris / Regarding: Mr Joseph Harris (Patient), (a Gentleman) (Patient) / 13 September 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:4001] Keep your head close shaven on page (1)
[ID:4001] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr Joseph Harris / Regarding: Mr Joseph Harris (Patient) / 24 February 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:3992] capite raso on page (1)
[ID:3992] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Quintin Thomson / Regarding: Mr John Caldwell (Patient) / 4 February 1777 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:383] kept close shaven on page (1)
[ID:383] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Dr Alexander Stevenson (Professor; of Dalgairn ) / Regarding: Mr John Glassford (of Dougalston) (Patient) / 10 February 1776 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:3773] takes out so much of his hair on page (3)
[ID:3773] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: Sir William Murray (Sir William Murray of Ochtertyre, 5th Bt.) (Patient) / February? 1775 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:3716] his head close shaven on page (1)
[ID:3716] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: John Whyte / Regarding: Mr Spittall (Spittel) (Patient) / 3 January 1775 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:3702] his must be cut out& his head shaven on page (3)
[ID:3702] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Lady Elizabeth Williamson (Huddleston) (Lady Williamson of Whitburn) / Regarding: Mr Hedworth Williamson (6th Baronet of Whitburn) (Patient) / August? 1774? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:353] get your head clean shaven on page (2)
[ID:353] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 26 October 1775 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:353] shaving on page (2)
[ID:353] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 26 October 1775 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:353] shaven on page (2)
[ID:353] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 26 October 1775 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:353] shaving on page (2)
[ID:353] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: [ADDRESSEE UNKNOWN] / Regarding: [A matter not directly regarding a patient] / 26 October 1775 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:2955] Shaved on page (4)
[ID:2955] From: Dr John Moore / To: Miss Agnes Eleonora Dunlop / Regarding: Mrs Frances Anna Dunlop (Wallace) (of Dunlop) (Patient) / September? 1786? / (Misc)

[DOC ID:2817] headshaved on page (1)
[ID:2817] From: Dr Ralph Paterson (Patterson) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Miss Forster (Patient) / 21 May 1786 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2290] his head is shaved to day on page (2)
[ID:2290] From: Mr Joseph Dods / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Josiah Dods (Josias) (Patient) / 28 July 1783 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2104] I shaved my Head on page (2)
[ID:2104] From: Mr James Brown / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr James Brown (Patient) / 30 November 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2106] shaving his head on page (1)
[ID:2106] From: Mr John Andrew / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr Livingstone (of Parkhall) (Patient) / 29 November 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:2044] head shaved on page (1)
[ID:2044] From: Mr John McFarquhar (Farquharson) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Captain Ross (Patient), Mr Hugh Munro (Monro, of Achanie, of Achannie) (Patient) / 10 August 1781 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:196] shaven on page (1)
[ID:196] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Mr William Ingham / Regarding: Mrs Ward (Patient), Mr Maxwell (Patient) / 17 September 1781 / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1931] The shaving of her head on page (2)
[ID:1931] From: Reverend William Donaldson (of Ballantrae) / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mrs McKessock (Mackessock) (Patient) / 15 October 1780 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1815] head shaved on page (7)
[ID:1815] From: Dr David Watson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Captain John Guise (Patient) / 1 February 1780 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1649] Head shaved on page (1)
[ID:1649] Case Note / Regarding: Mr Alexander Dingwall (Dingwal) (Patient) / March? 1779? / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1367] shaved on page (2)
[ID:1367] From: Quintin Thomson / To: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / Regarding: Mr John Caldwell (Patient) / 16 February 1777 / (Incoming)

[DOC ID:1210] have your hair cut out and your head shaven on page (1)
[ID:1210] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Anonymous / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 1775? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1210] continue to keep it close shaven on page (1)
[ID:1210] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Anonymous / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 1775? / (Outgoing)

[DOC ID:1210] after your head is first shaven on page (1)
[ID:1210] From: Dr William Cullen (Professor Cullen) / To: Anonymous / Regarding: Anonymous (Patient) / 1775? / (Outgoing)